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■(IB) 'Aquarian'

2017, Smith

'Aquarian' (Marky Smith, R. 2006) Seedling 04-22A. IB, 24" (61 cm) Early bloom. Standards baby pink, slightly grayed (RHS 62D), green veined midrib, inner base tinted lilac; style arms cream, pink rib and crest; falls (62D), cream area around and below beard; beards lavender blue (91A), tipped more rootbeer in throat; ruffled. 'Lotus Land' X seedling 02-05A: (seedling 00-07P, sibling to 'Plainsong' x 'Tickety Boo'). Aitken 2017. Honorable Mention 2021.

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Photo by AitkenPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba-CanadaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba-CanadaPhoto by Andrea Karpinsky- Kelowna-British Columbia- CanadaPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-CaliforniaPhoto by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-CanadaPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Trails End Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens

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From Aitken’s catalog, 2017: AQUARIAN (IB) (M. Smith '17) IB 24" (61 cm) E. Free flowering until freeze up. 4 or 5 buds in spring bloom. More on rebloom. Baby pink standards, green-veined midrib, inner base tinted lilac. Styles arms cream with pink rib and crest. Pink falls have a cream area around and below a dark electric blue beard, tipped more root beer in the throat. Ruffled. Sdlg #04-22: (Lotus Land X 02-05 A: (00-07 Plainsong sib x Tickety Boo)). SKU: 17IB101. $20.00.
 
 

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
Aquarian9.jpgjpg Aquarian9.jpg manage 49 K 12 Jan 2023 - 15:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
aquarian01.jpgjpg aquarian01.jpg manage 102 K 07 Mar 2017 - 03:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
aquarian02.jpgjpg aquarian02.jpg manage 171 K 10 Jun 2019 - 21:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
aquarian03.jpgjpg aquarian03.jpg manage 166 K 20 Oct 2020 - 20:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
aquarian030.JPGJPG aquarian030.JPG manage 171 K 13 Jun 2022 - 18:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
aquarian031.JPGJPG aquarian031.JPG manage 164 K 04 Jun 2023 - 14:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba-Canada
aquarian032.JPGJPG aquarian032.JPG manage 190 K 18 Jun 2024 - 01:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba-Canada
aquarian09.jpgjpg aquarian09.jpg manage 160 K 21 Jun 2021 - 12:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky- Kelowna-British Columbia- Canada
aquarian1.JPGJPG aquarian1.JPG manage 425 K 15 May 2019 - 21:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
aquarian2.JPGJPG aquarian2.JPG manage 411 K 15 May 2019 - 22:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
aquarian5.jpgjpg aquarian5.jpg manage 115 K 06 May 2020 - 02:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
aquarian9.JPGJPG aquarian9.JPG manage 153 K 20 May 2022 - 15:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aquarian90.JPGJPG aquarian90.JPG manage 269 K 27 May 2022 - 21:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aquarian91.JPGJPG aquarian91.JPG manage 150 K 27 May 2022 - 21:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
aquarian92.JPGJPG aquarian92.JPG manage 189 K 16 May 2023 - 15:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r26 - 18 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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