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■(IB) 'Sailor'

1995, Smith

'Sailor' (Marky Smith, R. 1995). Seedling #89-27D. IB, 23" (58 cm). Early bloom. Standards greyed blue violet (RHS 97C), midrib dark violet blue, faint dotting in paler center; style arms greyed blue violet, dark violet blue rib; falls white, 1/2" solid dark violet blue (darker than 94A) rim, 1/4" lighter (94A) stitched and dotted inner band; dark stitching surrounding and star point below beard; beards dark blue violet, tipped brown, changing to brown gold to gold in throat; ruffled. 'Chubby Cheeks' X 'Snowbrook'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1996. Honorable Mention 1998; Award of Merit 2000.
Pod Fertile.

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Photo by Elm JensenPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAPhoto by La Ferme Des Iris-FrancePhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-FrancePhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Portes Des Iris-SwitzerlandPhoto : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by John Baumfalk


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_8885-X2_sailor.jpgjpg IMG_8885-X2_sailor.jpg manage 196 K 12 Feb 2016 - 05:33 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
IbSailorEJ.jpgjpg IbSailorEJ.jpg manage 60 K 15 Aug 2012 - 18:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Elm Jensen
SAILOR01.jpgjpg SAILOR01.jpg manage 104 K 13 Nov 2015 - 03:30 TerryLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
Sailor02.jpgjpg Sailor02.jpg manage 75 K 10 Apr 2014 - 19:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Sailor03.jpgjpg Sailor03.jpg manage 73 K 29 Mar 2015 - 13:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Sailor04.jpgjpg Sailor04.jpg manage 70 K 29 Mar 2015 - 13:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Sailor05.jpgjpg Sailor05.jpg manage 56 K 13 Jan 2016 - 16:20 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
SailorJB16.JPGJPG SailorJB16.JPG manage 55 K 24 Apr 2016 - 18:44 BetsyHiggins Photo by John Baumfalk
Sailor_1995_Smith_ib-.JPGJPG Sailor_1995_Smith_ib-.JPG manage 29 K 12 Dec 2009 - 13:43 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Sailor_1995_Smith_ib.JPGJPG Sailor_1995_Smith_ib.JPG manage 69 K 12 Dec 2009 - 13:42 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
iris_ib_sailor_24june08_hbe_mc.JPGJPG iris_ib_sailor_24june08_hbe_mc.JPG manage 53 K 23 Jan 2012 - 17:53 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
sailor03.JPGJPG sailor03.JPG manage 100 K 07 Jul 2014 - 13:44 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
sailor06.jpgjpg sailor06.jpg manage 908 K 17 Aug 2017 - 19:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-France
sailor07.jpgjpg sailor07.jpg manage 70 K 08 Jul 2013 - 16:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
sailor8.jpegjpeg sailor8.jpeg manage 19 K 22 Sep 2013 - 01:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
sailordelane.jpgjpg sailordelane.jpg manage 105 K 17 Feb 2022 - 21:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r32 - 02 Nov 2023, AlainFranco
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