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■(IB) 'Slam Dunk'

1995, Niswonger

'Slam Dunk' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1995). Seedling #IB 29-87. IB, 20" (51 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms pale yellow; falls near-white, pale yellow at hafts; beards pale yellow. 'Lemon Mist' X 'Captured Spirit'. Pod fertile. Cape Iris 1995. Honorable Mention 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #297 April 1995 Introducing SLAM DUNK (Nichols-Niswonger '95) Sdlg. IB 29-87: Lemon Mist X Captured Spirit. IB, 20" (51 cm), M. The form of this iris is probably its best feature with nice wide rounded falls. The standards are pale yellow and the falls are white with some yellow at the hafts. It's a good grower and makes a pleasing clump. $20.00. Cape Iris.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Slam-DunkNNIB.jpgjpg Slam-DunkNNIB.jpg manage 32 K 11 Nov 2011 - 00:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
slamdunk1.JPGJPG slamdunk1.JPG manage 489 K 04 May 2017 - 21:44 UnknownUser Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
slamdunk2.JPGJPG slamdunk2.JPG manage 37 K 20 Feb 2014 - 21:26 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
slamdunk3.JPGJPG slamdunk3.JPG manage 63 K 20 Feb 2014 - 21:27 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
slamdunk9.JPGJPG slamdunk9.JPG manage 175 K 09 Dec 2021 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
slamdunk90.JPGJPG slamdunk90.JPG manage 175 K 09 Dec 2021 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
Topic revision: r17 - 15 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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