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■(JI) Dino

1993, Aitken

'Dino' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 1993) JI (6 falls), 70" (178 cm), Late midseason bloom. Light lavender overlaid with medium violet veins, violet flush at petal edge and around yellow signal; style arms dark violet. 'Midnight Stars' X seedling 83J6. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1993.

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Dino01.JPGdino01.JPGDino02.jpgdino02.JPGdino020.JPGdino1.jpgdino4.jpgdino9.JPGdinodone.jpgdinoSPIJI.jpgIMG 0506-X2 dino.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
Dino01.JPGJPG Dino01.JPG manage 101 K 27 Apr 2015 - 12:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Dino02.jpgjpg Dino02.jpg manage 200 K 14 Dec 2015 - 21:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
IMG_0506-X2_dino.jpgjpg IMG_0506-X2_dino.jpg manage 256 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:48 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
dino01.JPGJPG dino01.JPG manage 83 K 31 Aug 2015 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Dayliles & Japanese Iris-Nova Scotia
dino02.JPGJPG dino02.JPG manage 974 K 09 Dec 2017 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
dino020.JPGJPG dino020.JPG manage 231 K 22 Dec 2023 - 20:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
dino1.jpgjpg dino1.jpg manage 56 K 14 Aug 2019 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Denise Stewart
dino4.jpgjpg dino4.jpg manage 150 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
dino9.JPGJPG dino9.JPG manage 202 K 11 Nov 2020 - 03:51 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
dinoSPIJI.jpgjpg dinoSPIJI.jpg manage 68 K 20 Mar 2010 - 00:08 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
dinodone.jpgjpg dinodone.jpg manage 46 K 08 Jan 2010 - 02:02 Main.siberianirisgardens  
Topic revision: r25 - 22 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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