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■(TB) 'Claudia Barton Blair'

2003, Innerst

'Claudia Barton Blair' (Sterling Innerst, R. 2003). Seedling# 4863-6. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards red violet to purple; falls same, washed white, with 1/4" purple rim and dark dart below yellow beard. 'Established Powers' X 'Flights Of Fancy'. Innerst 2003.

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Claudia Barton Blair front 21 Oct.jpegClaudia Barton Blair front on green 21 Oct.jpegclaudia barton blair 64.jpgclaudia barton blair 66.jpgclaudiabarton01.jpgclaudiabarton02.jpgClaudiaBurtonBlair9.jpgrsz cludabartonblair-jb.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing CLAUDIA BARTON BLAIR, sdlg 4863-6, TB, ML, 36". (Established Powers X Flights of Fancy). S. red-violetpurple; F. 1/2" purple rim, center red-violet-purple washed white, dark dart under yellow beards; wide and ruffled. 9 buds with near perfect stalks. Fertile both ways. Named in memory of a Pediatric Doctor way ahead of her time. I'm told she also had one of the most beautiful iris gardens east of the Mississippi. $35. Sterling Innerst.


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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Claudia Barton Blair front 21 Oct.jpegjpeg Claudia Barton Blair front 21 Oct.jpeg manage 581 K 28 Oct 2021 - 11:08 RachelMarks Claudia Barton Blair 2021 season Victoria Australia
Claudia Barton Blair front on green 21 Oct.jpegjpeg Claudia Barton Blair front on green 21 Oct.jpeg manage 611 K 28 Oct 2021 - 11:09 RachelMarks Claudia Barton Blair 2021 season Victoria Australia
ClaudiaBurtonBlair9.jpgjpg ClaudiaBurtonBlair9.jpg manage 196 K 29 Apr 2021 - 01:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
claudia_barton_blair_64.jpgjpg claudia_barton_blair_64.jpg manage 74 K 28 Nov 2010 - 15:50 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
claudia_barton_blair_66.jpgjpg claudia_barton_blair_66.jpg manage 74 K 28 Nov 2010 - 15:51 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
claudiabarton01.jpgjpg claudiabarton01.jpg manage 36 K 23 Dec 2014 - 23:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
claudiabarton02.jpgjpg claudiabarton02.jpg manage 38 K 23 Dec 2014 - 23:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
rsz_cludabartonblair-jb.jpgjpg rsz_cludabartonblair-jb.jpg manage 71 K 07 Jan 2013 - 16:07 Main.Harloiris photo by Sharon Hall
Topic revision: r13 - 28 Oct 2021, RachelMarks
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