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■(JI) 'Prairie Twilight'

1977, Hazzard

'Prairie Twilight' (Arthur H. Hazzard, R. 1977). Seedling 733. JI (Single), 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Sea lavender-blue (RHS 92A) bi-tone, fading to 92D, with darker blue veining at yellow signal to lighter at edge, violet-blue halo. 'Gekka-No-Nami' x unknown.

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IMG 5955-X2 prairie twilight.jpgprairetwilight01.jpgprairetwilight02.JPGprairietwi03.JPGprairietwilight01.jpgprairietwilight03.jpgprairietwilight030.JPGPrairieTwlight02.jpgPrairieTwlight03.jpgPrairieTwlight04.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
IMG_5955-X2_prairie_twilight.jpgjpg IMG_5955-X2_prairie_twilight.jpg manage 240 K 17 Feb 2016 - 05:42 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
PrairieTwlight02.jpgjpg PrairieTwlight02.jpg manage 102 K 30 May 2014 - 18:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PrairieTwlight03.jpgjpg PrairieTwlight03.jpg manage 71 K 25 Mar 2015 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PrairieTwlight04.jpgjpg PrairieTwlight04.jpg manage 63 K 25 Mar 2015 - 14:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
prairetwilight01.jpgjpg prairetwilight01.jpg manage 136 K 17 Feb 2016 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
prairetwilight02.JPGJPG prairetwilight02.JPG manage 806 K 11 Dec 2017 - 14:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
prairietwi03.JPGJPG prairietwi03.JPG manage 112 K 15 Jun 2014 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
prairietwilight01.jpgjpg prairietwilight01.jpg manage 111 K 23 Oct 2015 - 22:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
prairietwilight03.jpgjpg prairietwilight03.jpg manage 166 K 28 Jun 2020 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
prairietwilight030.JPGJPG prairietwilight030.JPG manage 119 K 25 Dec 2023 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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