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(JI) 'Blueberry Pie'

(JI) Diomedes

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'Blueberry Pie' Awaiting registration information: This iris has been offered for sale in 2023 by several major plant distributors who have received their stock from a Holland supplier. The Iris is likely an Iris registered under another name years before but that has yet to be determined. It is said to be in the "Dinner Plate Series" Individuals growing other cultivars in this series please contact the Encyclopedia manager at so we can fully record this group of irises. Note: flowers pictured grown from plants ordered from K. Van Bourgondien ordered in Spring of 2023 and flowered 3 months later.

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Awaiting original catalog description
(JI) Diomedes (JI) Diomedes


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
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Topic revision: r3 - 30 Aug 2023, RobertRPries
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