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■(JI) 'Blue Spritz'

1996, Delmez

'Blue Spritz' (Donald Delmez, R. 1996). Seedling DWSAP. JI (6 falls), 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Blue white, veined blue purple, edge white, signal yellow green; style arms multiple, dark blue lined white; ruffled. 'Caprician Butterfly' X 'Warai-Hotei'. Delmez Gardens 1996. Honorable Mention 2000; Award of Merit 2003; Payne Medal 2005.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • Blue Spritz was in bloom at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, approximately June 27 - July 8, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 03 Aug 2017
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
20170627_121243 JI Blue Spritz (2).jpgjpg 20170627_121243 JI Blue Spritz (2).jpg manage 742 K 03 Aug 2017 - 22:07 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A bud of Blue Spritz. Photo taken by Holly Johnson, 6/27/2017
20170706_114542 JI Blue Spritz (2).jpgjpg 20170706_114542 JI Blue Spritz (2).jpg manage 2 MB 03 Aug 2017 - 22:05 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A clump of Blue Spritz at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b. Photo taken by Holly Johnson 7/06/2017
blue01.jpgjpg blue01.jpg manage 88 K 23 Apr 2015 - 17:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
bluespritz01.jpgjpg bluespritz01.jpg manage 74 K 14 Aug 2014 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
bluespritz02.JPGJPG bluespritz02.JPG manage 86 K 31 Aug 2015 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
bluespritz03.jpgjpg bluespritz03.jpg manage 178 K 10 Jul 2017 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
bluespritz04.jpgjpg bluespritz04.jpg manage 267 K 10 Jul 2017 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
bluespritz05.jpgjpg bluespritz05.jpg manage 187 K 10 Jul 2017 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
bluespritz09.JPGJPG bluespritz09.JPG manage 288 K 28 Feb 2023 - 03:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
bluespritz1.jpgjpg bluespritz1.jpg manage 293 K 28 Jun 2017 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
bluespritz2.JPGJPG bluespritz2.JPG manage 75 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
bluespritz3.jpgjpg bluespritz3.jpg manage 32 K 12 Aug 2013 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
bluespritz4.JPGJPG bluespritz4.JPG manage 858 K 09 Dec 2017 - 04:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bluespritz40.JPGJPG bluespritz40.JPG manage 247 K 20 Dec 2023 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bluespritz5.JPGJPG bluespritz5.JPG manage 235 K 15 Jun 2022 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
bluespritz6.jpgjpg bluespritz6.jpg manage 131 K 24 Jul 2019 - 01:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bluespritz60.JPGJPG bluespritz60.JPG manage 280 K 07 Jan 2023 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
bluespritz7.jpgjpg bluespritz7.jpg manage 339 K 30 Jul 2019 - 13:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bluespritz8.jpgjpg bluespritz8.jpg manage 204 K 03 Jun 2020 - 11:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bluespritz9.jpgjpg bluespritz9.jpg manage 293 K 07 Jun 2020 - 11:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
bluespritz99.jpgjpg bluespritz99.jpg manage 261 K 08 Jun 2020 - 11:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r32 - 20 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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