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■(TB) 'Grand Circle'

2004, Sutton

'Grand Circle' (George Sutton, R. 2003). Seedling# L-102. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason to late bloom and re-bloom. Standards snow white; style arms white, slight pale hyacinth wash; falls off-white, 1 " hyacinth blue (RHS 91A) rim; beards white to golden yellow hair tips to orange in throat, white horn; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Conjuration' X 'Age Of Innocence'. Sutton 2004. Honorable Mention 2006. Novelty.

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Photo by Burgard Iris Farmphoto by Chapman IrisPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Elizabeth RienietsPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-CanadaPhoto by Elizabeth RienietsPhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO


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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 - 2011-03-07

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-21
  • This iris makes a lovely plant; the leaves stand upright and are nice and wide and a nice blue-green. It flowers well above the foliage. It did not rebloom in my garden in Southern California. -- ReneeFraser - 17 Sep 2012
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GrandCircle01.JPGJPG GrandCircle01.JPG manage 724 K 23 Dec 2016 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
GrandCircle03.jpgjpg GrandCircle03.jpg manage 51 K 20 Apr 2014 - 18:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
GrandCircle04.jpgjpg GrandCircle04.jpg manage 45 K 20 Apr 2014 - 18:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
GrandCircle_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg GrandCircle_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 03 Nov 2010 - 23:34 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
grand01.jpgjpg grand01.jpg manage 58 K 09 May 2015 - 16:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
grandcircle-jb.jpgjpg grandcircle-jb.jpg manage 10 K 17 Jan 2013 - 16:39 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
grandcircle01.jpgjpg grandcircle01.jpg manage 65 K 24 Aug 2015 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
grandcircle02.jpgjpg grandcircle02.jpg manage 59 K 17 May 2014 - 22:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
grandcircle03.jpgjpg grandcircle03.jpg manage 148 K 18 Mar 2017 - 15:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
grandcircle08SPI.jpgjpg grandcircle08SPI.jpg manage 54 K 21 Mar 2010 - 15:12 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
grandcircle09.jpgjpg grandcircle09.jpg manage 129 K 08 Jun 2020 - 02:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
grandcircle1.JPGJPG grandcircle1.JPG manage 425 K 16 Nov 2017 - 02:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
grandcircle5.jpgjpg grandcircle5.jpg manage 13 K 26 Aug 2013 - 01:39 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
grandcircle6.jpgjpg grandcircle6.jpg manage 54 K 09 Nov 2013 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r28 - 09 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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