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■(JI) 'Pleasant Sandman'

1998, Harris

'Pleasant Sandman' (Chad Harris, R. 1997) Seedling 90JC15. JI (6 falls), 44-48" (112-122 cm), Late bloom. Lightly sanded violet blue (RHS 90D), heavier at halo, 1" violet (87B) marginal band, bright aureolin yellow (12A) signal; style arms white, edges sanded, crests violet (88B). "Umi Botari" X 'Dancing Waves'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1998. Honorable Mention 2002.

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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_0369-X2_pleasant_sandman.jpgjpg IMG_0369-X2_pleasant_sandman.jpg manage 346 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:45 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
PleasantSandman_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg PleasantSandman_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:11 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pleasantsandman01.jpgjpg pleasantsandman01.jpg manage 84 K 14 Aug 2014 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
pleasantsandman02.JPGJPG pleasantsandman02.JPG manage 1 MB 14 Dec 2017 - 16:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
pleasantsandman1.JPGJPG pleasantsandman1.JPG manage 1 MB 11 Dec 2017 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
pleasantsandman10.JPGJPG pleasantsandman10.JPG manage 180 K 25 Dec 2023 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
pleasantsandman11.JPGJPG pleasantsandman11.JPG manage 236 K 25 Dec 2023 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
pleasantsandman2.jpgjpg pleasantsandman2.jpg manage 32 K 15 Mar 2013 - 20:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
pleasantsandman3.jpgjpg pleasantsandman3.jpg manage 101 K 04 Mar 2014 - 12:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r18 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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