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■(IB) 'Aeolius'

2012, Smith

'Aeolius' (Marky Smith, R. 2009). Seedling #04-20D. IB, 22" (56 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms greyed blue-lilac (RHS 92A); falls darker blue-lilac (92B) at shoulders, below brown lines surrounding beards, paling greyer toward distal end; beards strong vermilion in throat, vermilion in middle, hairs tangerine tipped white at end; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Ripple Effect' X 'Seafire'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 2012.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-06-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Aeolius9.jpgjpg Aeolius9.jpg manage 82 K 16 Feb 2021 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Aeolius91.jpgjpg Aeolius91.jpg manage 82 K 16 Feb 2021 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Aeolius_IB_Marky_Smith_2012.jpgjpg Aeolius_IB_Marky_Smith_2012.jpg manage 83 K 18 Sep 2014 - 03:08 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
IBAeoliusWP.jpgjpg IBAeoliusWP.jpg manage 73 K 14 Jul 2013 - 18:28 BetsyHiggins Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
aeolius01.JPGJPG aeolius01.JPG manage 64 K 31 Dec 2014 - 21:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
aeolius02.jpgjpg aeolius02.jpg manage 42 K 24 Apr 2015 - 15:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 16 Dec 2022, TerryLaurin
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