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■(JI) 'Christina's Sister'

2009, Copeland

'Christina's Sister' (Jill Copeland, R. 2009). Seedling N-9. JI (6 falls), 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Falls violet tinted white (RHS 76C), heavily veined purple violet (80B) especially at edges, very narrow white rim, deep dark-violet (83A) halo around deep yellow (7A) signal; style arms deep violet (83B), few light marks on edge of crests. Parentage unknown. Ensata 2009. Honorable Mention 2013.

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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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IMG_0321-X2_christinas_sister.jpgjpg IMG_0321-X2_christinas_sister.jpg manage 432 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:44 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
christinasister.JPGJPG christinasister.JPG manage 48 K 23 Aug 2012 - 16:43 UnknownUser Aurora Borealis Iris Garden z5a
christinassister01.JPGJPG christinassister01.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Dec 2017 - 13:34 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
christinassister010.JPGJPG christinassister010.JPG manage 210 K 22 Dec 2023 - 16:14 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
christinassister3.jpgjpg christinassister3.jpg manage 86 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:14 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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