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■(JI) 'Bewitching Twilight'

2000, Harris

'Bewitching Twilight' (Chad Harris, R. 1999). Seedling 89JE6. JI (6+ F.), height 41" (104 cm), Midseason bloom. White ground, heavily brushed light blue (RHS 101C) fading to pastel blue (101D), signal yellow (2B) radiating veins extending halfway length of falls; style arms heavy cream yellow. 'Knight in Armor' X Marx seedling. Aitken 2000. Honorable Mention 2005; Award of Merit 2009; Payne Medal 2013.

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From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Bewitching Twilight (Harris '00) 41", M, 6+F, Very light pastel blue, style arms heavy cream yellow, 2-4 buds. $10.00.


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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BewitchingTwilight_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg BewitchingTwilight_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 13 Jun 2010 - 22:50 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
IMG_2467-X2_bewitching_twilight.jpgjpg IMG_2467-X2_bewitching_twilight.jpg manage 220 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:52 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
betwitching01.jpgjpg betwitching01.jpg manage 53 K 23 Apr 2015 - 17:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
bewitching20twilight08ji.jpgjpg bewitching20twilight08ji.jpg manage 38 K 13 Mar 2010 - 17:06 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
bewitchingtwilght2.jpgjpg bewitchingtwilght2.jpg manage 75 K 14 Aug 2019 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Denise Stewart
bewitchingtwilight01.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight01.JPG manage 626 K 06 Dec 2015 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bewitchingtwilight02.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight02.JPG manage 751 K 06 Dec 2015 - 15:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bewitchingtwilight03.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight03.JPG manage 870 K 06 Dec 2015 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bewitchingtwilight04.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight04.JPG manage 897 K 06 Dec 2015 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bewitchingtwilight09.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight09.JPG manage 206 K 12 Nov 2020 - 04:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
bewitchingtwilight1.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight1.JPG manage 768 K 09 Dec 2017 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bewitchingtwilight10.JPGJPG bewitchingtwilight10.JPG manage 220 K 20 Dec 2023 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bewitchingtwilight8.jpgjpg bewitchingtwilight8.jpg manage 130 K 04 Jun 2021 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
bewitchingtwilight9.jpgjpg bewitchingtwilight9.jpg manage 109 K 28 May 2020 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r26 - 20 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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