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■(SIB) 'Ruffled Velvet'

1973, McEwen

'Ruffled Velvet' (Currier McEwen, R. 1973). Seedling C67/98A. SIB, 22" (56 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards velvety reddish purple (RHS 83B); falls darker (83A), ruffled; reddish purple (83C/D) stylearms. 'Polly Dodge' X seedling 61/Cas 4: ('White Swirl' x unknown). McEwen 1973. Honorable Mention 1974; Morgan Award 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #210 July 1973 Introducing RUFFLED VELVET: Periclinal chimera. 22". M-L. The most ruffled and velvety Siberian we know. Round, flaring 4-1/2" flowers of dark reddish purple. Pleasing yellow blaze. For front of border. Very fertile. $25.00. Currier McEwen.


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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-09
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RuffledVelvet1.jpgjpg RuffledVelvet1.jpg manage 22 K 15 Jun 2016 - 19:41 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
RuffledVelvet11.jpgjpg RuffledVelvet11.jpg manage 21 K 28 Jul 2013 - 17:01 UnknownUser Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
RuffledVelvet12.JPGJPG RuffledVelvet12.JPG manage 60 K 27 Feb 2014 - 16:41 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RuffledVelvet13.JPGJPG RuffledVelvet13.JPG manage 56 K 27 Feb 2014 - 16:43 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RuffledVelvet14.JPGJPG RuffledVelvet14.JPG manage 52 K 27 Feb 2014 - 16:44 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
RuffledVelvet5309.jpgjpg RuffledVelvet5309.jpg manage 55 K 31 Jan 2012 - 17:03 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
RuffledVelvet6150.jpgjpg RuffledVelvet6150.jpg manage 58 K 25 Feb 2011 - 16:21 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
RuffledVelvet9.jpgjpg RuffledVelvet9.jpg manage 89 K 09 Jul 2021 - 01:53 UnknownUser Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Ruffled_Velvet.jpgjpg Ruffled_Velvet.jpg manage 40 K 15 Jan 2010 - 23:35 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Ruffled_Velvet_1692.jpgjpg Ruffled_Velvet_1692.jpg manage 67 K 21 Jan 2010 - 18:21 Main.mshadow Ruffled Velvet by Marilyn Campbell
ruffledvelvet01.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet01.jpg manage 177 K 27 Sep 2019 - 00:11 UnknownUser Photo by Binny Plants-United Kingdom
ruffledvelvet03.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet03.JPG manage 123 K 16 Jun 2014 - 19:37 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
ruffledvelvet04.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet04.jpg manage 49 K 09 Jul 2013 - 00:29 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
ruffledvelvet1.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet1.jpg manage 70 K 09 Nov 2017 - 19:53 UnknownUser Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
ruffledvelvet17.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet17.JPG manage 88 K 24 Jan 2012 - 05:01 Main.htb ©2007 Laurie Frazer
ruffledvelvet2.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet2.JPG manage 59 K 24 Jan 2012 - 05:00 Main.htb ©2007 Laurie Frazer
ruffledvelvet3.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet3.jpg manage 153 K 08 Mar 2017 - 15:15 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
ruffledvelvet5.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet5.jpg manage 65 K 09 Jan 2010 - 17:36 Main.htb ©2007 Laurie Frazer
ruffledvelvet7.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet7.JPG manage 208 K 14 Apr 2023 - 12:03 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1985 AIS Indianapolis Convention by Verna Laurin at the Norrick Garden
ruffledvelvet70.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet70.JPG manage 234 K 24 Apr 2023 - 19:42 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1995 AIS York PA. Convention by Verna Laurin at the Griffie Garden
ruffledvelvet8.JPGJPG ruffledvelvet8.JPG manage 26 K 19 Mar 2013 - 22:54 UnknownUser Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
ruffledvelvet9.jpgjpg ruffledvelvet9.jpg manage 37 K 11 May 2013 - 19:49 UnknownUser Photo by Homestead Farms
Topic revision: r33 - 24 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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