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■(IB) 'Aeronaut'

2006, Smith

'Aeronaut' (Marky Smith, R. 2005). Seedling #99-18A. IB, 27" (69 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards grayed chartreuse (RHS 160D) edges blending to smoky lilac (76A to B) centers; style arms chartreuse yellow edges and crests, lavender between edge and rib; falls brassy chartreuse yellow (160A) shoulders and rim, brightest at distal tip, centers are grayed lilac (near 76A to B); beards lavender at end, lavender tipped tangerine in middle, vermilion red (45A); ruffled; slight to pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling #96-09D: (seedling #93-13A: ('Pele' x 'Fairy Lore') x 'Minidragon') X 'Vizier'. Aitken 2006.

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Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaAs grown in Boise, ID at www.ciop.info by Carol   Ken ColemanPhoto by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON CanadaPhoto by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON CanadaPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesteraeronaut7aeronaut70Photo scanned from the 1993 AitkenDetail of photo by Aurora Borealis Iris Garden
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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Aeronaut.JPGJPG Aeronaut.JPG manage 48 K 14 Jul 2012 - 23:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
Aeronaut.jpgjpg Aeronaut.jpg manage 44 K 14 Nov 2010 - 22:19 Main.cirisonpond As grown in Boise, ID at www.ciop.info by Carol & Ken Coleman
Aeronaut03.jpgjpg Aeronaut03.jpg manage 48 K 31 Dec 2014 - 21:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Aeronaut04.jpgjpg Aeronaut04.jpg manage 48 K 31 Dec 2014 - 21:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Aeronautjb.JPGJPG Aeronautjb.JPG manage 26 K 05 Apr 2016 - 18:54 Main.Harloiris Detail of photo by Aurora Borealis Iris Garden
aeronat09.jpgjpg aeronat09.jpg manage 187 K 15 Jun 2021 - 20:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
aeronat090.JPGJPG aeronat090.JPG manage 288 K 15 Jun 2022 - 15:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
aeronaut01.JPGJPG aeronaut01.JPG manage 84 K 30 Dec 2014 - 20:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON Canada
aeronaut02.JPGJPG aeronaut02.JPG manage 61 K 04 May 2014 - 21:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
aeronaut7.JPGJPG aeronaut7.JPG manage 119 K 11 Apr 2023 - 22:25 TerryLaurin  
aeronaut70.JPGJPG aeronaut70.JPG manage 103 K 11 Apr 2023 - 22:26 TerryLaurin  
aeronaut9.JPGJPG aeronaut9.JPG manage 186 K 11 Nov 2020 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r21 - 12 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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