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■(IB) 'Ruby Sands'

2010, Sutton

'Ruby Sands' (Michael Sutton, R. 2009). Seedling #T-108-A. IB, 20” (51 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards yellow ground heavily washed burgundy; style arms burgundy; Falls white and yellow ground dotted and edged burgundy, small lavender arrow at end of old gold beards; slight sweet fragrance. 'Innocent Star' X seedling #R-2271-A: ('Forfun' x 'Chubby Cheeks'). Sutton 2010.

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Photo by Wildwood GardensPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by Ken Walker; AIS 2012 ConventionRuby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015Ruby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015Ruby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015Ruby Sands DSCF6878photo courtesy Sutton Iris GardenPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d
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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
IBRubySandsWP.jpgjpg IBRubySandsWP.jpg manage 48 K 14 Jul 2013 - 18:35 BetsyHiggins Photo by Wildwood Gardens
IMG_9062-X2_ruby_sands.jpgjpg IMG_9062-X2_ruby_sands.jpg manage 142 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:44 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Ruby_Sands.jpgjpg Ruby_Sands.jpg manage 75 K 28 Dec 2016 - 22:19 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; AIS 2012 Convention
Ruby_Sands_2.jpgjpg Ruby_Sands_2.jpg manage 638 K 19 Apr 2015 - 04:56 Main.Rebelsher Ruby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015
Ruby_Sands_20151.jpgjpg Ruby_Sands_20151.jpg manage 651 K 19 Apr 2015 - 04:51 Main.Rebelsher Ruby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015
Ruby_Sands_3.jpgjpg Ruby_Sands_3.jpg manage 921 K 19 Apr 2015 - 04:58 Main.Rebelsher Ruby Sands - Palmdale, California 2015
Ruby_Sands_DSCF6878.JPGJPG Ruby_Sands_DSCF6878.JPG manage 1 MB 21 Apr 2015 - 04:12 Main.rshadlow  
rubysands-jb.jpgjpg rubysands-jb.jpg manage 45 K 28 Jan 2013 - 21:38 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris Garden
rubysands01.jpgjpg rubysands01.jpg manage 179 K 01 Apr 2017 - 23:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
rubysands02.jpgjpg rubysands02.jpg manage 166 K 14 Apr 2020 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
rubysands1.jpgjpg rubysands1.jpg manage 144 K 14 May 2020 - 20:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
rubysands9.jpgjpg rubysands9.jpg manage 218 K 28 Mar 2023 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r18 - 28 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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