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■(JI) 'Dancing Waves'

1964, Payne

'Dancing Waves' (W. Arlie Payne, R. 1962) Seedling 787. JI Double, 42" (107 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Blending from dark violet center to mulberry-purple; dark violet halo and veins; narrow white edging. 'Warai-hotei' X ('Otomene' x 'Mahogany') x 'Rishono' x (('Ai-fukurin' x 'Kongo-san') x 'Iso-no-nami')). Payne 1964. Honorable Mention 1966, Payne Award 1968.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DancingWaves03.JPGJPG DancingWaves03.JPG manage 127 K 17 Mar 2016 - 02:50 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
DancingWaves_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg DancingWaves_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:06 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
dancing-waves1-17.jpgjpg dancing-waves1-17.jpg manage 299 K 27 Aug 2017 - 06:08 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
dancingwave9.JPGJPG dancingwave9.JPG manage 261 K 13 Jul 2022 - 20:06 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
dancingwaves01.jpgjpg dancingwaves01.jpg manage 69 K 14 Aug 2014 - 15:40 UnknownUser Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
dancingwaves02.jpgjpg dancingwaves02.jpg manage 60 K 09 Oct 2014 - 15:45 UnknownUser Photo by Rowden Gardens-England
dancingwaves03.JPGJPG dancingwaves03.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Dec 2017 - 14:08 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
dancingwaves5.JPGJPG dancingwaves5.JPG manage 227 K 08 Jul 2023 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
dancingwaves50.jpgjpg dancingwaves50.jpg manage 202 K 08 Jul 2023 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
dancingwaves51.jpgjpg dancingwaves51.jpg manage 240 K 08 Jul 2023 - 15:31 UnknownUser Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
dancingwaves9.JPGJPG dancingwaves9.JPG manage 360 K 21 Dec 2023 - 03:16 UnknownUser Photo by L. Welch
Topic revision: r19 - 21 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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