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■(JI) 'Jewelled Sea'

1969, Payne

'Jewelled Sea' (W. Arlie Payne, R. 1966) Seedling 1308. JI, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Royal purple self with white halo and veins; styles'.white tipped royal purple. Seedling 799 'Warai-hotei' x seedling 226) X 'Mai Ogi'. Payne 1969.

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From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Jewelled Sea (Payne '69) 36", M, 6F, Mid-violet with blue undertones, white halo and rays,white styles, with large crest edged blue violet, 1-2 branches, 3-4 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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_9866-X2_jewelled_sea.jpgjpg IMG_9866-X2_jewelled_sea.jpg manage 250 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:29 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
JeweledSea_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg JeweledSea_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:46 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
JewelledSea02.JPGJPG JewelledSea02.JPG manage 115 K 30 Apr 2014 - 17:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
JewelledSea03.JPGJPG JewelledSea03.JPG manage 277 K 21 Dec 2023 - 12:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Coble-Ensata Iris Gardens
jewelled-sea1-17.jpgjpg jewelled-sea1-17.jpg manage 158 K 27 Aug 2017 - 06:29 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
jewelledsea01.JPGJPG jewelledsea01.JPG manage 88 K 31 Aug 2015 - 20:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
jewelledsea02.jpgjpg jewelledsea02.jpg manage 78 K 16 Jul 2017 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
jewelledsea03.JPGJPG jewelledsea03.JPG manage 1 MB 10 Dec 2017 - 21:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
jewelledsea04.jpgjpg jewelledsea04.jpg manage 180 K 24 Jul 2019 - 11:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
jewelledsea040.JPGJPG jewelledsea040.JPG manage 277 K 27 Feb 2023 - 16:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
jewelledsea041.JPGJPG jewelledsea041.JPG manage 283 K 27 Feb 2023 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
jewelledsea05.jpgjpg jewelledsea05.jpg manage 144 K 24 Jul 2019 - 11:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r22 - 21 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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