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■(JI) 'Caprician Butterfly'

1985, Marx

'Caprician Butterfly' (Walter Marx by D. Rogers, R. 1984) Seedling CF-UKE. JI (6-petal), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark purple, fringed white edge; falls white, heavily veined dark purple, gold signal. Parentage unknown. Caprice Farm Nursery 1985. Honorable Mention 1987; Payne Award 1990, Payne Medal 1994.

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References:

From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Caprician Butterfly (Marx, by Rodgers'85) 36", M, 6F, A classic pattern, white falls veined dark purple, dark purple styles, 1-2 branch, 5-6 buds. $10.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CapButterfly-01_copy.jpgjpg CapButterfly-01_copy.jpg manage 229 K 09 Jul 2013 - 16:14 Main.eclayne  
CapricanButterfly_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CapricanButterfly_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:05 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
caprican01.JPGJPG caprican01.JPG manage 381 K 16 Feb 2016 - 23:19 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
capricanbutterfly01.JPGJPG capricanbutterfly01.JPG manage 75 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:12 UnknownUser Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
capricanbutterfly02.JPGJPG capricanbutterfly02.JPG manage 943 K 09 Dec 2017 - 04:13 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
capricanbutterfly03.JPGJPG capricanbutterfly03.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Dec 2017 - 04:15 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
capricanbutterfly04.jpgjpg capricanbutterfly04.jpg manage 126 K 28 May 2018 - 02:04 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
capricanbutterfly05.jpgjpg capricanbutterfly05.jpg manage 152 K 30 May 2017 - 20:37 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
capricanbutterfly06.jpgjpg capricanbutterfly06.jpg manage 214 K 30 May 2017 - 20:39 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
capricanbutterfly07.jpgjpg capricanbutterfly07.jpg manage 123 K 23 May 2018 - 01:03 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
capricanbutterfly1.jpgjpg capricanbutterfly1.jpg manage 100 K 03 Jun 2016 - 22:09 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricanbutterfly30.JPGJPG capricanbutterfly30.JPG manage 258 K 03 Jul 2022 - 15:51 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricianbutter02.JPGJPG capricianbutter02.JPG manage 99 K 18 Jun 2014 - 21:28 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
capricianbutter03.JPGJPG capricianbutter03.JPG manage 75 K 18 Jun 2014 - 21:29 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
capricianbutterfly020.JPGJPG capricianbutterfly020.JPG manage 213 K 22 Dec 2023 - 15:45 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
capricianbutterfly3.jpgjpg capricianbutterfly3.jpg manage 113 K 03 Mar 2014 - 21:52 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricianbutterfly4.jpgjpg capricianbutterfly4.jpg manage 157 K 28 Jun 2019 - 15:38 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricianbutterfly5.jpgjpg capricianbutterfly5.jpg manage 160 K 29 Jun 2020 - 18:57 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricianbutterfly50.JPGJPG capricianbutterfly50.JPG manage 204 K 22 Jul 2022 - 18:54 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
capricianbutterfly9.JPGJPG capricianbutterfly9.JPG manage 349 K 21 Dec 2023 - 03:12 UnknownUser Photo by Horticultural Photography
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