See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>Ji Web>JapaneseIrises>JiSilentThunder (26 Dec 2023, TLaurin)Edit Attach

■(JI) 'Silent Thunder'

1996, Bauer/Coble

'Silent Thunder' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 1996). Seedling J88E-5. JI (9+ falls), 40" (102 cm). Late bloom. Medium rose violet, veined darker; multiple style arms light violet, large crests dark violet. 'Jocasta' X 'Hagoromo'. Ensata Gardens 1996.

See below:

* * References
BHP 9800-X2 silent thunder.jpgsilent-thunder1-17.jpgsilentthunder01.JPGsilentthunder02.JPGsilentthunder020.JPGsilentthunder03.JPGsilentthunder04.jpgsilentthunder05.jpgSilentthunder3.JPGSilentThunder9.JPGSilentThunder by JanLauritzen.jpgsilentthunderdone.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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Japanese Irises? Please visit the: Society for Japanese Irises website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-05-13
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_9800-X2_silent_thunder.jpgjpg BHP_9800-X2_silent_thunder.jpg manage 216 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:11 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
SilentThunder9.JPGJPG SilentThunder9.JPG manage 203 K 14 Mar 2021 - 13:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
SilentThunder_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SilentThunder_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 14 Jun 2010 - 00:06 Main.janlauritzen Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Silentthunder3.JPGJPG Silentthunder3.JPG manage 67 K 19 Jun 2013 - 22:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
silent-thunder1-17.jpgjpg silent-thunder1-17.jpg manage 216 K 27 Aug 2017 - 19:56 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
silentthunder01.JPGJPG silentthunder01.JPG manage 850 K 20 Dec 2015 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
silentthunder02.JPGJPG silentthunder02.JPG manage 1 MB 11 Dec 2017 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
silentthunder020.JPGJPG silentthunder020.JPG manage 251 K 26 Dec 2023 - 04:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
silentthunder03.JPGJPG silentthunder03.JPG manage 949 K 14 Dec 2017 - 16:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
silentthunder04.jpgjpg silentthunder04.jpg manage 204 K 29 Jun 2020 - 11:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
silentthunder05.jpgjpg silentthunder05.jpg manage 192 K 04 Jul 2021 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
silentthunderdone.jpgjpg silentthunderdone.jpg manage 46 K 09 Jan 2010 - 03:05 Main.siberianirisgardens  
Topic revision: r21 - 26 Dec 2023, TLaurin
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback