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■(JI) 'Cascade Rain'

2008, Harris

'Cascade Rain' (Chad Harris, R. 2007) Seedling 02JH1. JI (3 falls), 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards white sharply edged purple (RHS 86A), lightly stippled same; style arms white edged light blue-violet (93D), large upright crest washed same blue-violet; falls white ground heavily stippled blue violet (89B), blue violet wash covering ¾ of petal intensifying to sharp ¼? blue violet edge, yellow green (2A) signal. 'Hekiun' X 'Peacock Strut'. Aitken, Mt. Pleasant 2008. Honorable Mention 2011, Award of Merit 2015, Payne Medal 2019.

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cascade-rain1-17.jpgcascaderain01.JPGcascaderain02.jpgcascaderain03.JPGcascaderain030.JPGcascaderain04.jpgcascaderain5.JPGcascaderain50.JPGcascaderain51.JPGcascaderain52.JPGcascaderain53.JPGCascadeRain9.JPGCascadeRain by JanLauritzen.jpg


From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Cascade Rain (Harris '08) 40", M, 3F, S: white edged red violet, F; white ground heavily freckled and washed bright blue, 1 branch, 3 buds. $10.00.


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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CascadeRain9.JPGJPG CascadeRain9.JPG manage 48 K 16 Apr 2021 - 12:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
CascadeRain_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CascadeRain_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:03 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farms
cascade-rain1-17.jpgjpg cascade-rain1-17.jpg manage 209 K 27 Aug 2017 - 05:53 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascaderain01.JPGJPG cascaderain01.JPG manage 921 K 03 Dec 2015 - 15:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascaderain02.jpgjpg cascaderain02.jpg manage 154 K 19 Mar 2016 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cascaderain03.JPGJPG cascaderain03.JPG manage 927 K 09 Dec 2017 - 13:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cascaderain030.JPGJPG cascaderain030.JPG manage 160 K 22 Dec 2023 - 16:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
cascaderain04.jpgjpg cascaderain04.jpg manage 125 K 29 Jun 2020 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
cascaderain5.JPGJPG cascaderain5.JPG manage 211 K 13 Jun 2023 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
cascaderain50.JPGJPG cascaderain50.JPG manage 181 K 13 Jun 2023 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
cascaderain51.JPGJPG cascaderain51.JPG manage 337 K 13 Jun 2023 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
cascaderain52.JPGJPG cascaderain52.JPG manage 181 K 13 Jun 2023 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
cascaderain53.JPGJPG cascaderain53.JPG manage 166 K 14 Jun 2023 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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