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■(JI) 'Crowning Moment'

1997, Bauer/Coble

'Crowning Moment' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 1998) Seedling J88H-3. JI (3 falls), 40" (102 cm), Early bloom. Standards dark violet, white wire rim, base with few white veins; style arms white, light violet crest; Falls white, edges sanded and stitched rose violet, signal yellow; flared, arching form. 'Iapetus' X unknown. Ensata Gardens 1997.

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BHP 2124-X2 crowning moment.jpgcrowningmoment.JPGcrowningmoment01.JPG


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_2124-X2_crowning_moment.jpgjpg BHP_2124-X2_crowning_moment.jpg manage 296 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:37 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
crowningmoment.JPGJPG crowningmoment.JPG manage 53 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:10 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
crowningmoment01.JPGJPG crowningmoment01.JPG manage 87 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:28 UnknownUser Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
Topic revision: r14 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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