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■(IB) 'Fire In The Sky'

2006, Black

'Fire In The Sky' (Paul Black, R. 2006). Seedling #K267A. IB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium violet-blue self, falls hafts veined darker plum; beards light blue tipped orange; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. 'Skyblaze' X 'Fires Of Fiji'. Mid-America 2006. Honorable Mention 2008.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: FIRE IN THE SKY - IB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason. Simple cross, simply pretty. Lightly ruffled medium violet-blue with fiery orange beards. Sounds easy to achieve but hasn't been. Stalks have 2 branches and 5-6 buds. Vigorous growth as an IB should have. Sdlg. K267A: Skyblaze X Fires Of Fij.i $22.50.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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DSCN1732.JPGJPG DSCN1732.JPG manage 68 K 30 Mar 2010 - 04:45 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN2575.JPGJPG DSCN2575.JPG manage 68 K 30 Mar 2010 - 04:46 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
FIRE_IN_THE_SKY_(Black_2006,_IB).JPGJPG FIRE_IN_THE_SKY_(Black_2006,_IB).JPG manage 733 K 08 Aug 2016 - 22:58 PerryDyer  
FireInTheSky_P_Black_2006_IB_clump.jpgjpg FireInTheSky_P_Black_2006_IB_clump.jpg manage 34 K 07 Jun 2011 - 16:41 Main.akita  
Fire_In_The_Sky1.JPGJPG Fire_In_The_Sky1.JPG manage 213 K 29 Apr 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Fire_In_The_Sky10.JPGJPG Fire_In_The_Sky10.JPG manage 221 K 29 Apr 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Fire_In_The_Sky11.JPGJPG Fire_In_The_Sky11.JPG manage 263 K 29 Apr 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Fire_In_The_Sky12.JPGJPG Fire_In_The_Sky12.JPG manage 289 K 29 Apr 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Fire_In_The_Sky13.JPGJPG Fire_In_The_Sky13.JPG manage 166 K 29 Apr 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Fire_in_the_Sky_IB_-_Version_2.jpgjpg Fire_in_the_Sky_IB_-_Version_2.jpg manage 43 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:08 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
fireinthesky01.JPGJPG fireinthesky01.JPG manage 51 K 30 Aug 2014 - 18:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
fireinthesky02.jpgjpg fireinthesky02.jpg manage 46 K 30 Aug 2014 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
fireinthesky4.jpgjpg fireinthesky4.jpg manage 71 K 09 Nov 2017 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
fireinthesky5.jpgjpg fireinthesky5.jpg manage 37 K 09 Oct 2013 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
fireinthesky6.jpgjpg fireinthesky6.jpg manage 26 K 09 Dec 2013 - 16:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
fireinthesky9.jpgjpg fireinthesky9.jpg manage 170 K 01 Aug 2021 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
ФАЙЕР_ИН_ЗЕ_СКАЙ_EI.JPGJPG ФАЙЕР_ИН_ЗЕ_СКАЙ_EI.JPG manage 68 K 16 Jan 2019 - 05:53 Main.ruiris photo by S. Loktev
Topic revision: r26 - 02 May 2023, BrewItt
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