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■(JI) 'Pleasant Starburst'

1998, Harris

'Pleasant Starburst' (Chad Harris, R. 1997) Sdlg. 89JA21. JI (6 falls), 44-48" (112-122 cm), Midseason bloom. Heavily sanded violet blue (RHS 96C) fading out 3/4" from edge, with white ray pattern and violet (87B) shoulders; signals yellow (7A), radiating 1/3 way down Falls on veins; style arms white, crests flaring; flared, triangular form. Seedling 85JA2, 'Jaciva' sibling X 'Jaciva'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1998. High Commendation 1997, Honorable Mention 2001.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_2127-X2_pleasant_starburst.jpgjpg BHP_2127-X2_pleasant_starburst.jpg manage 249 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:38 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
PleasantStarburst_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg PleasantStarburst_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 13 Jun 2010 - 23:12 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Pleasantstarburst4.JPGJPG Pleasantstarburst4.JPG manage 66 K 19 Jun 2013 - 21:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
pleasant-starburst1-17.jpgjpg pleasant-starburst1-17.jpg manage 103 K 27 Aug 2017 - 19:44 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pleasantstarburst01.JPGJPG pleasantstarburst01.JPG manage 796 K 19 Dec 2015 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pleasantstarburst02.JPGJPG pleasantstarburst02.JPG manage 766 K 19 Dec 2015 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pleasantstarburst3.jpgjpg pleasantstarburst3.jpg manage 27 K 15 Mar 2013 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
pleasantstarburst5.jpgjpg pleasantstarburst5.jpg manage 95 K 04 Mar 2014 - 12:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pleasantstarburst9.JPGJPG pleasantstarburst9.JPG manage 203 K 25 Dec 2023 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r20 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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