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■(IB) 'Susa'

1933, Sass

'Susa'. (Hans Peter Sass, 1933). IB, Height 24" (60 cm), Early bloom. Color Class-R9D; Dark red bitone. Honorable Mention 1936.

Note: Sass 1934 describes as "Velvety red purple self. 24" stem". 2n=43. ( I. pumila X 'Amas'). (probably Iris lutescens Lamarck X Iris germanica (Amas)).

See below:

BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDACloseup of beard areaPhoto by Kathryn MohrPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Argyle Acres Iris GardensPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by NolaPhoto by Barbara-Jean Jackson,Manitoba-CanadaPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto 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 Mike UnserG Keller Zone 6 April 23Photo by Donald Eaves
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References:

American Iris Society. (1936). Awards of the American Iris Society for 1936. Bulletin of the American Iris Society, 63(October 1936), 64.
Maple Road Gardens. (1937). Sass iris list 1937. The American Iris Society Iris Encyclopedia. Retrieved from: https://wiki.irises.org/pub/Hist/Info1937CatalogSassJacob/1937_SASS_IRIS_LIST_MAPLE_ROAD_GARDENS.pdf.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939. The American Iris Society.
Maple Valley Iris Gardens. (1937). Nursery catalog. The American Iris Society Iris Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://wiki.irises.org/pub/Hist/Info1937CatalogMapleValleyIrisGardens/Maple%20Valley%20Iris%20Gardens%201937%20searchable.pdf

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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-- RobertPries - 2009-11-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Susa beards.JPGJPG Susa beards.JPG manage 326 K 02 May 2018 - 20:40 DaveinPA Closeup of beard area
Susa01.JPGJPG Susa01.JPG manage 62 K 07 Dec 2014 - 21:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Susa010.JPGJPG Susa010.JPG manage 94 K 01 Sep 2021 - 19:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Susa02.jpgjpg Susa02.jpg manage 33 K 18 Dec 2015 - 21:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
Susa04.JPGJPG Susa04.JPG manage 185 K 01 Sep 2016 - 20:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Susa05.jpgjpg Susa05.jpg manage 137 K 04 Apr 2018 - 14:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Susa1.jpgjpg Susa1.jpg manage 64 K 19 Apr 2016 - 19:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Susa12BHI.jpgjpg Susa12BHI.jpg manage 89 K 05 May 2012 - 22:23 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SusaDE.jpgjpg SusaDE.jpg manage 63 K 12 Aug 2012 - 19:30 BetsyHiggins Photo by Donald Eaves
Susa_.jpgjpg Susa_.jpg manage 69 K 30 Jan 2010 - 21:25 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 April 23
ib_susa_9_06_10_bu_l_r.JPGJPG ib_susa_9_06_10_bu_l_r.JPG manage 66 K 23 Jan 2012 - 17:49 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
susa01.JPGJPG susa01.JPG manage 79 K 06 Nov 2014 - 16:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Kathryn Mohr
susa02.JPGJPG susa02.JPG manage 531 K 29 Jul 2018 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa03.JPGJPG susa03.JPG manage 532 K 29 Jul 2018 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa04.JPGJPG susa04.JPG manage 714 K 29 Jul 2018 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa05.JPGJPG susa05.JPG manage 684 K 29 Jul 2018 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa06.JPGJPG susa06.JPG manage 740 K 29 Jul 2018 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa066.JPGJPG susa066.JPG manage 142 K 24 Jun 2020 - 01:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa07.JPGJPG susa07.JPG manage 148 K 08 Jan 2022 - 20:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa070.JPGJPG susa070.JPG manage 135 K 18 Jan 2022 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa071.JPGJPG susa071.JPG manage 167 K 18 Jan 2022 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
susa1.jpgjpg susa1.jpg manage 153 K 01 Jun 2016 - 00:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson,Manitoba-Canada
susa2.jpgjpg susa2.jpg manage 210 K 04 Jun 2019 - 02:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
susa3.jpgjpg susa3.jpg manage 185 K 06 Jun 2019 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
susa4.jpgjpg susa4.jpg manage 192 K 03 Jun 2020 - 19:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba,Canada
susa40.JPGJPG susa40.JPG manage 215 K 16 Jun 2024 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara-Jean Jackson-Manitoba-Canada
susa5.jpgjpg susa5.jpg manage 59 K 14 Sep 2013 - 02:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r41 - 16 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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