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■(SIB) 'Having Fun'

2005, Bauer/Coble

'Having Fun' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R/ 2005). Seedling S98B-1. SIB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards (6) light rose-violet; style arms usually absent; Falls (6 or more) rose violet, lighter edges, light blue-lavender shaded halo, signal white broken by violet veins, yellow-green in throat; multipetal (12-15), hose-in-hose form. 'Just Because' X S93G: (S89A-1: ('Shirley Pope' x 'Sultan's Ruby') x 'Uzushio'). Ensata 2005. A novelty iris, see extrapetaled Iris

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Photo by Marilyn CampbellPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Ensata GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryHaving Fun by Marilyn CampbellPhoto by Marilyn CampbellIris de Sibérie Having Funiris Having fun


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-01-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HAVINGFUNIMG_7675.JPGJPG HAVINGFUNIMG_7675.JPG manage 125 K 31 Jan 2012 - 15:35 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
HavingFun9.jpgjpg HavingFun9.jpg manage 89 K 08 Jul 2021 - 22:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
HavingFunImage5.jpgjpg HavingFunImage5.jpg manage 64 K 22 Jan 2010 - 15:57 Main.mshadow Having Fun by Marilyn Campbell
Having_Fun_6150.jpgjpg Having_Fun_6150.jpg manage 67 K 24 Feb 2011 - 16:29 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
Havingfun5.jpgjpg Havingfun5.jpg manage 97 K 20 Jun 2013 - 22:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
havingfun01.jpgjpg havingfun01.jpg manage 46 K 01 Sep 2014 - 19:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
havingfun5.JPGJPG havingfun5.JPG manage 162 K 27 Dec 2023 - 20:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
havingfun7.JPGJPG havingfun7.JPG manage 226 K 02 Apr 2024 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
havingfun70.JPGJPG havingfun70.JPG manage 219 K 02 Apr 2024 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
iris Having fun.JPGJPG iris Having fun.JPG manage 441 K 22 Jan 2023 - 14:01 EliseAMANN  
iris de Siberie Having fun.JPGJPG iris de Siberie Having fun.JPG manage 468 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:37 EliseAMANN Iris de Sibérie Having Fun
Topic revision: r27 - 02 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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