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■(TB) 'Alabaster Unicorn'

1996, Sutton

'Alabaster Unicorn' (George Sutton, R. 1995). Seedling G-16ARSA. TB, 36-38" (91-97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Ruffled white self (whiter than RHS 155B); beards yellow (12B), white horns. Seedling A-92-ASA: ('Dauber's Delight' x 'Sky Hooks') X 'Honky Tonk Blues'. Sutton 1996. Honorable Mention 1999; Award of Merit 2002. Novelty.

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Photo by Heather Stark of Ripple Effect Iris Farm - ColoradoPhoto by Exline Iris Gardenphoto by ElladanPhoto by Mike GreenfieldPhoto by NolaIriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEphoto Gerard RAFFAELLIphoto Gerard RAFFAELLIColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by La Ferme Des Iris-FrancePhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Stoney Creek IrisPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-AustraliaPhoto by Patrick OrrPhoto by Seagate Irises UKPhoto by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United KingdomPhoto by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United KingdomPhoto by The Iris FanPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Iris Alabaster Unicornsutton alabasterunicornTaken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing Alabaster Unicorn (Sutton 96) TB SA M-L 36". A large pristine bubble ruffled, white. Yellow beards ending with short white horns. Nicely branched. $35.00. Sutton's Green Thumber.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some 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 good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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