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■(BB) 'Eiderdown'

2012, Smith

'Eiderdown' (Marky Smith, R. 2009). Seedling #04-42W. BB, 26" (66 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms snow white, faint chartreuse midrib; falls snow white edges, pale chartreuse-yellow shoulders, center veined vertical spring green lines; beards yellow, tipped orange in throat, cream at end; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling #02-38W: ('Teapot Tempest' x seedling #00-23S: ('Twilight Passage' x 'Fogbound')) X seedling #00-23B: ('Twilight Passage' x 'Fogbound'). Aitken's Salmon Creek 2012.

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Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by AitkenPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris Gardens


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
eiderdown01.JPGJPG eiderdown01.JPG manage 37 K 30 Dec 2014 - 13:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
eiderdown02.JPGJPG eiderdown02.JPG manage 47 K 06 Jan 2015 - 04:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
eiderdown03.jpgjpg eiderdown03.jpg manage 28 K 19 Oct 2015 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
eiderdown1.JPGJPG eiderdown1.JPG manage 684 K 07 Dec 2017 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
eiderdown10.JPGJPG eiderdown10.JPG manage 219 K 16 Dec 2023 - 16:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r14 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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