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■(TB) 'Celtic Skies'

1999, Sutton

'Celtic Skies' (George Sutton, R. 1998). Seedling# H-154. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason late to very late bloom. Ruffled wistaria blue (RHS 92D); falls lighter on lower half; style arms wistaria blue (92C); beards lobelia blue (91C), hairs tipped yellow in throat; serrate petal edges; slight sweet fragrance. 'Winterscape' X 'Tinted Crystal'. Sutton 1999.

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Celtic-SkiesCT.jpgCeltic-SkiesN.jpgCelticSkies5.jpgcelticskies9.JPGCelticSkiesBJ.JPGTbCelticSkies by JanLauritzen.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-02-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Celtic-SkiesCT.jpgjpg Celtic-SkiesCT.jpg manage 47 K 28 Oct 2011 - 20:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Celtic-SkiesN.jpgjpg Celtic-SkiesN.jpg manage 33 K 21 Oct 2011 - 19:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
CelticSkies5.jpgjpg CelticSkies5.jpg manage 59 K 04 Aug 2013 - 19:27 UnknownUser Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
CelticSkiesBJ.JPGJPG CelticSkiesBJ.JPG manage 58 K 02 Feb 2012 - 23:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
TbCelticSkies_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TbCelticSkies_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 26 Feb 2010 - 01:40 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
celticskies9.JPGJPG celticskies9.JPG manage 148 K 30 Apr 2021 - 22:12 UnknownUser Photo by Evelyn Small
Topic revision: r14 - 01 May 2021, Harloiris
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