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■(TB) 'Cool Operator'

2016, Sutton

'Cool Operator' (Michael Sutton, R. 2016). Seedling# B-390-C. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards pure white; style arms white; falls white, marbled blue-violet at edge; beards yellow; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling# V-447: (seedling# R-437: (seedling# M-9770-A: ('Aaron’s Rod' x 'Seakist') x 'Snowed In') x 'Spot On') X seedling# U-121: ('Mountain Sunrise' x 'Sunshine On My Shoulders'). Sutton 2016.

Photo by ElladanPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Burgard Iris FarmPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Sutton


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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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2016-01-11
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
COOLOPERATOR5.jpgjpg COOLOPERATOR5.jpg manage 223 K 12 Dec 2019 - 03:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
COOLOPERATOR6.jpgjpg COOLOPERATOR6.jpg manage 248 K 12 Dec 2019 - 03:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
COOLOPERATOR9.jpgjpg COOLOPERATOR9.jpg manage 197 K 30 Mar 2021 - 15:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
CoolOperatorS01.jpgjpg CoolOperatorS01.jpg manage 59 K 11 Jan 2016 - 20:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Cool_Operator_em.jpgjpg Cool_Operator_em.jpg manage 108 K 04 Jan 2020 - 01:43 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
cooloperator01.JPGJPG cooloperator01.JPG manage 50 K 06 Jun 2017 - 14:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
cooloperator9.jpgjpg cooloperator9.jpg manage 96 K 24 Feb 2021 - 03:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
Topic revision: r11 - 30 Mar 2021, TerryLaurin
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