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■(JI) 'Capaneus'

1988, Innerst

'Capaneus' ( Sterling Innerst, R. 1987) Seedling 924-3. JI (6 falls diploid), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled deep velvety red, narrow light blue halo. 'Narihira' X 'Banners on Parade'. Ensata Gardens 1988. Honorable Mention 1990, Award of Merit 1995

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing CAPANEUS (lnnerst 88) JI Sdlg. 924-3. Ruffled, deep velvety red self. Great form with extra petaloids; narrow light blue halo line around the signal. Best of the dark maroon-red doubles to come on the market. $35.00. Ensata Gardens.


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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Capaneus01.jpgjpg Capaneus01.jpg manage 178 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
Capaneus02.JPGJPG Capaneus02.JPG manage 80 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Capaneus03.jpgjpg Capaneus03.jpg manage 93 K 02 Jun 2014 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
capaneus01.JPGJPG capaneus01.JPG manage 88 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
capaneus1.JPGJPG capaneus1.JPG manage 143 K 27 May 2020 - 19:06 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1989 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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