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■(SIB) 'Dutch'

1984, Varner

'Dutch' (Steve Varner, R. 1984) Seedling V8111. SIB, 28" (71 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards royal red plum; falls rich royal red plum, little white veins in signal area. 'Maranatha' X 'Wine Wings'. Illini Iris 1984. High Commendation 1984; Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing DUTCH-SIBERIAN V81 1: (Maranatha X Wine Wings), 28", EM. Terminal and one branch 4 buds. This rich royal red plum with only little white veins in signal area gives the reddest garden effect of any Siberian I have. Parent of my best '83 first blooming sdlg. 'Dutch' is the nickname of President Reagan from Avis' home town of Dixon. $25.00. Illini Iris.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 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, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Dutch2.jpgjpg Dutch2.jpg manage 37 K 21 Jun 2017 - 16:20 Main.wilsonjh Photo by Jim Wilson
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dutch01.JPGJPG dutch01.JPG manage 1 MB 18 May 2018 - 19:13 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
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Topic revision: r15 - 19 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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