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■(JI) 'Bellender Blue'

1993, Bauer/Coble

'Bellender Blue' ( Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 1993) Seedling J82A-25 JI. 50" 127 cm, Early bloom. 3 falls, Dark blue violet, yellow signal; dark blue violet stylearms. 'Prairie Chief' X unknown. Ensata Gardens 1993. High Commendation 1992; Honorable Mention 1996; Award of Merit 1998; Payne Medal 2000.

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Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BellenderBlue5.jpgjpg BellenderBlue5.jpg manage 68 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
IMG_8153-X2_bellender_blue.jpgjpg IMG_8153-X2_bellender_blue.jpg manage 193 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:16 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
JPBellenderBlueBH.jpgjpg JPBellenderBlueBH.jpg manage 78 K 15 Aug 2012 - 18:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Betsy Higgins
bellenderblue.jpgjpg bellenderblue.jpg manage 17 K 15 Jun 2010 - 03:56 Main.wilsonjh Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
bellenderblue01.JPGJPG bellenderblue01.JPG manage 803 K 09 Dec 2017 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bellenderblue010.JPGJPG bellenderblue010.JPG manage 154 K 20 Dec 2023 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bellenderblue011.JPGJPG bellenderblue011.JPG manage 146 K 20 Dec 2023 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bellenderblue4.jpgjpg bellenderblue4.jpg manage 72 K 19 Jun 2013 - 17:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
bellenderblue9.jpgjpg bellenderblue9.jpg manage 196 K 14 Mar 2021 - 13:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
Topic revision: r25 - 20 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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