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■(TB) 'Swordsman'

2004/05, Blyth

'Swordsman' (Barry Blyth, R. 2004). Seedling# K86-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light rose burgundy to ashes of roses; falls deep rich plum-burgundy with 1/8" edge of standards color; burnt tangerine bronze beards; slight fragrance. Seedling# F140-2, 'Cosmic Pirate' sibling X 'Wearing Rubies'. Tempo Two 2004/05.

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by Mid-America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardenPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-AustraliaPhoto by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Smokin Heights-Australia
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Swordsman.jpgjpg Swordsman.jpg manage 73 K 19 Feb 2010 - 06:51 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Swordsman1.jpgjpg Swordsman1.jpg manage 66 K 16 Apr 2016 - 12:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
Swordsman2.jpgjpg Swordsman2.jpg manage 83 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Swordsman4.jpgjpg Swordsman4.jpg manage 103 K 13 Jun 2017 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
Swordsman5.jpgjpg Swordsman5.jpg manage 38 K 29 Nov 2013 - 17:21 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Swordsman6.jpgjpg Swordsman6.jpg manage 72 K 18 Dec 2013 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
Swordsman7.jpgjpg Swordsman7.jpg manage 126 K 12 Oct 2019 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
Swordsman8.JPGJPG Swordsman8.JPG manage 191 K 12 Oct 2019 - 03:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
swordsman01.jpgjpg swordsman01.jpg manage 54 K 07 Sep 2014 - 01:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
swordsman02.jpgjpg swordsman02.jpg manage 68 K 07 Nov 2014 - 16:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
swordsman03.jpgjpg swordsman03.jpg manage 45 K 28 Dec 2014 - 16:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
swordsman04.jpgjpg swordsman04.jpg manage 209 K 20 Mar 2017 - 20:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
swordsman09.JPGJPG swordsman09.JPG manage 188 K 26 Feb 2020 - 03:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
swordsman1.jpgjpg swordsman1.jpg manage 629 K 06 Jan 2016 - 03:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
swordsman2.JPGJPG swordsman2.JPG manage 72 K 12 Apr 2016 - 03:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
swordsman3.JPGJPG swordsman3.JPG manage 77 K 23 Jul 2013 - 02:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
swordsman4.jpgjpg swordsman4.jpg manage 70 K 14 Nov 2013 - 15:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
swordsman7.JPGJPG swordsman7.JPG manage 179 K 10 Jan 2024 - 03:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
swordsman9.jpgjpg swordsman9.jpg manage 122 K 26 Jan 2023 - 12:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r31 - 10 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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