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■(JI) 'Blue Mandarin'

2008, Bauer/Coble

'Blue Mandarin' ( Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 2008) Seedling J01B-4. JI (6 falls), 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Falls dark blue, yellow signal; style arms medium dark blue, upright. 'Lake Effect' X 'Nocturnal Shadow'. Ensata 2008.

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BHP 1983-X2 blue mandarin.jpgBlueMandarin01.JPGBlueMandarin1.JPG


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
BHP_1983-X2_blue_mandarin.jpgjpg BHP_1983-X2_blue_mandarin.jpg manage 238 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:28 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
BlueMandarin01.JPGJPG BlueMandarin01.JPG manage 104 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
BlueMandarin1.JPGJPG BlueMandarin1.JPG manage 220 K 29 Jan 2019 - 03:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
Topic revision: r15 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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