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■(TB) 'Waterscape'

1972, Keppel

'Waterscape' (Keith Keppel R. 1971). Seedling# 66-42C. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Vervain (M&P 42-B-6) with bluer veining, giving overall effect of chicory blue; cream-white beard. 'Babbling Brook' X 'Skywatch'. Keppel 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing WATERSCAPE (Keppel) L 36" Babbling Brook X Skywatch. The over-all effect is that of a light to medium chicory blue self. Close inspection shows the blue to be mauve-toned, shot with minute blue-almost turquoise-veining. Near-white beard. An expansive flower with very ruffled parts. Standards touching, falls lightly arched. Moderate branching and bud count, as per its parents. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_0584.jpgjpg IMG_0584.jpg manage 446 K 22 Dec 2018 - 21:24 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD, rescued from Wanda Rezak, Sidney, NE.
WaterscapeBHI16.JPGJPG WaterscapeBHI16.JPG manage 106 K 18 Jan 2016 - 23:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
waterscape01.JPGJPG waterscape01.JPG manage 983 K 13 Jan 2017 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r15 - 21 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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