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■(TB) 'Color Me Blue'

1997, Schreiner

'Color Me Blue' (Schreiner, R. 1997). Seedling# CC 139-B. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled light blue (RHS 97B) self; beards white, yellow in throat; pronounced fragrance. 'Delta Blues' X 'Riverboat Blues'. Schreiner 1997. Honorable Mention 1999; Award of Merit 2001.

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Photo by NolaColor Me Blue by Marilyn CampbellColor Me Blue flPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,OntarioPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Ogden Station DayliliesPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the 2003 CooleyPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by IrisgalPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner


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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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-01-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Color-Me-BlueNN.jpgjpg Color-Me-BlueNN.jpg manage 28 K 06 Nov 2011 - 17:55 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ColorMeBlue01.jpgjpg ColorMeBlue01.jpg manage 50 K 28 Sep 2014 - 00:33 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
ColorMeBlue02.jpgjpg ColorMeBlue02.jpg manage 39 K 03 Nov 2014 - 21:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
ColorMeBlue05.jpgjpg ColorMeBlue05.jpg manage 76 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ColorMeBlue7.JPGJPG ColorMeBlue7.JPG manage 73 K 22 Mar 2014 - 15:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ColorMeBlueBJ.jpgjpg ColorMeBlueBJ.jpg manage 85 K 04 Feb 2012 - 00:12 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
ColorMeBlueIG.jpgjpg ColorMeBlueIG.jpg manage 15 K 29 Nov 2011 - 20:42 BetsyHiggins Photo by Irisgal
Color_Me_Blue_fl.jpgjpg Color_Me_Blue_fl.jpg manage 70 K 07 Mar 2011 - 18:55 IrisP  
Color_me_blue6150.jpgjpg Color_me_blue6150.jpg manage 40 K 12 Jan 2010 - 15:50 Main.mshadow Color Me Blue by Marilyn Campbell
ColourMeBlue03.jpgjpg ColourMeBlue03.jpg manage 20 K 19 Jul 2017 - 20:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
DColorMeBlue.JPGJPG DColorMeBlue.JPG manage 68 K 29 May 2011 - 03:53 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
colorme01.JPGJPG colorme01.JPG manage 71 K 11 Mar 2015 - 19:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
colormeblue01.jpgjpg colormeblue01.jpg manage 83 K 23 Aug 2015 - 15:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
colormeblue02.jpgjpg colormeblue02.jpg manage 179 K 17 Mar 2017 - 03:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
colormeblue03.jpgjpg colormeblue03.jpg manage 567 K 16 Aug 2017 - 20:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
colormeblue1.jpgjpg colormeblue1.jpg manage 32 K 27 Nov 2018 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
colormeblue7.jpgjpg colormeblue7.jpg manage 70 K 07 Nov 2013 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
colormeblue9.JPGJPG colormeblue9.JPG manage 431 K 13 Jan 2021 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
colormebluerhoades.jpgjpg colormebluerhoades.jpg manage 168 K 02 Feb 2022 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
colormebluerhoades1.jpgjpg colormebluerhoades1.jpg manage 156 K 02 Feb 2022 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
colormebluerhoades10.JPGJPG colormebluerhoades10.JPG manage 170 K 03 Feb 2022 - 12:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
Topic revision: r34 - 12 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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