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■(SIB) 'Fiona'

2010, Schafer/Sacks

'Fiona' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2010) Seedling S01-37-10. SIB, 23" (58 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards light orchid-pink (RHS 84B/C); style arms white, dull blue midrib; falls orchid pink (82/84B), signal white to yellow veined orchid pink, sometimes red halo. Seedling S97-49-1, 'Gentle Lass' sibling X seedling S97-62C-4: ('Strawberry Social' x seedling S94-42-2: (seedling S90-58-3: ('Pleasures Of May' sibling x 'Pleasures of May') x seedling S92-65-1, 'Sarah Tiffney' sibling)). Joe Pye Weed 2010.

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From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2010: FIONA - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S01-37-10), 23", E-L. Named for our darling new grand-niece. Fiona is a bright orchid-pink bitone, lighter standards and darker falls with gleaming white styles. Nice form with small ruffles. Possibly a repeat bloomer for some, it gives us an extra long continuous bloom. Up to five buds per stalk held just above the foliage. Sib to Gentle Lass X (Strawberry Social x ((Pleasures of May sib x Pleasures of May) x sib to Sarah Tiffney)). $35.00


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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Fiona.JPGJPG Fiona.JPG manage 53 K 19 Jun 2013 - 23:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Fiona.jpgjpg Fiona.jpg manage 54 K 20 Jun 2013 - 17:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Fiona01.jpgjpg Fiona01.jpg manage 90 K 27 Apr 2015 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Fiona02.jpgjpg Fiona02.jpg manage 73 K 27 Apr 2015 - 22:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Fiona03.jpgjpg Fiona03.jpg manage 114 K 27 Apr 2015 - 22:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
IMG_7355-X2_fiona.jpgjpg IMG_7355-X2_fiona.jpg manage 184 K 12 Feb 2016 - 05:26 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
fiona01.JPGJPG fiona01.JPG manage 62 K 20 Oct 2014 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
fiona02.JPGJPG fiona02.JPG manage 1 MB 15 Dec 2017 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fiona03.jpgjpg fiona03.jpg manage 262 K 29 Jun 2020 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fiona030.JPGJPG fiona030.JPG manage 117 K 27 Dec 2023 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fiona031.JPGJPG fiona031.JPG manage 129 K 27 Dec 2023 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fiona032.JPGJPG fiona032.JPG manage 241 K 27 Dec 2023 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
fiona1.jpgjpg fiona1.jpg manage 91 K 04 Apr 2016 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r18 - 30 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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