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■(TB) 'Deep Pacific'

1975, Burger

'Deep Pacific' (Eugene Burger, R. 1975). Seedling F-35. TB, 33" (84 cm). Late midseason bloom. Navy blue self; medium blue beard. 'Cup Race' X 'Royal Touch'. Gene & Gerry's Iris 1975. High Commendation 1974; Honorable Mention 1976; Favorite Guest 1976; Award of Merit 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing DEEP PACIFIC (Burger). $25.00. Sdlg. F-35: Cup Race X Royal Touch. TB, M-L, 32". A deep, dark blue, like the waters of the Deep Pacific. Excellent form. and width of petal with a lighter shade blue beard completing this lovely ensemble. Three branches, spur and terminal, having a 9 bud count. HC '74. Gene & Gerry's Iris Gardens.


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 - 2010-11-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DeepPacific01.JPGJPG DeepPacific01.JPG manage 92 K 11 Dec 2014 - 04:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DeepPacific010.JPGJPG DeepPacific010.JPG manage 79 K 14 Aug 2021 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DeepPacific02.jpgjpg DeepPacific02.jpg manage 184 K 27 Feb 2017 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
DeepPacific12BHI.jpgjpg DeepPacific12BHI.jpg manage 85 K 17 Apr 2012 - 15:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DeepPacificEI.jpgjpg DeepPacificEI.jpg manage 38 K 11 Dec 2012 - 15:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
deep01.jpgjpg deep01.jpg manage 89 K 21 Jun 2015 - 19:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
deep03.jpgjpg deep03.jpg manage 82 K 07 Jun 2015 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
deeppacific01.jpgjpg deeppacific01.jpg manage 54 K 02 Jan 2015 - 22:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Anita Moran
deeppacific03.JPGJPG deeppacific03.JPG manage 70 K 27 Jun 2014 - 16:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
deeppacific22.JPGJPG deeppacific22.JPG manage 39 K 29 Jan 2011 - 21:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by His Iris Garden
deeppacific9.JPGJPG deeppacific9.JPG manage 157 K 03 Apr 2023 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1977 AIS Memphis Convention by Verna Laurin-Kuyendall Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 24 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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