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■(BB) 'Celestial Dream'

1984, Stadler

'Celestial Dream' (James Stadler, R. 1983). Seedling #D-2-10. BB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled white with 1/2" (1.2 cm) border of light medium blue around falls; white beard tipped yellow; slight sweet fragrance. 'Lilac Champagne' X 'Music Maker'. Celestial Gardens 1984. High Commendation 1982; Exhibition Certificate 1982; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing CELESTIAL DREAM (Stadler '84) BB, M, 26", Sdlg. 0-2-10. Ruffled and flared white with 1/2" light to medium blue border around the falls. Nicely branched stalk with 5 to 7 buds. Heavy substance and very vigorous. Lilac Champagne X Music Maker. EC 1982, HC 1982, winner of North Carolina Iris Society President's Cup in 1982, and Region 4 Bobbie Lee Evans Award for best seedling in 1982. $20.00. Celestial Gardens.


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.

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