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■(TB) 'America's Cup'

1989, McWhirter

'America's Cup' (James McWhirter, R. 1988). Seedling J81-24-2. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Clean white; white beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Skating Party' X 'Winterscape'. Cottage Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1991, Award of Merit 1993.

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Americas Cup flPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto scanned from the 1993 Cottage Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Sandy Ives.Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor-AustraliaPhoto by Blue J Iris


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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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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-- AnitaMoran - 2010-01-28
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AMERICASCUP9.JPGJPG AMERICASCUP9.JPG manage 115 K 21 Apr 2022 - 15:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor-Australia
AmericasCup06.JPGJPG AmericasCup06.JPG manage 214 K 05 Apr 2019 - 18:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
AmericasCup281006JPG.jpgjpg AmericasCup281006JPG.jpg manage 50 K 18 Nov 2010 - 09:06 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
AmericasCup5.jpgjpg AmericasCup5.jpg manage 16 K 16 Jul 2013 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
AmericasCupBJ.JPGJPG AmericasCupBJ.JPG manage 56 K 26 Jan 2012 - 14:41 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
Americas_Cup_fl.jpgjpg Americas_Cup_fl.jpg manage 74 K 02 Mar 2011 - 05:59 IrisP  
americascup01.jpgjpg americascup01.jpg manage 225 K 16 Mar 2017 - 12:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
americascup05.JPGJPG americascup05.JPG manage 61 K 24 May 2020 - 02:18 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Cottage Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
americascup1.jpgjpg americascup1.jpg manage 109 K 29 Jun 2018 - 15:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
americascup2.jpgjpg americascup2.jpg manage 131 K 30 Jun 2018 - 03:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
americascup3.jpgjpg americascup3.jpg manage 117 K 26 Jun 2019 - 19:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r22 - 01 Nov 2022, DougChyz
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