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■(TB) 'Indiglow'

1959, Schortman

'Indiglow' (William Schortman, R. 1957). Seedling# S156. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-VB1, Violet-blue self, orange to blue beard. (Seedling # 036: 'Sable' x 'Destiny') X 'Chivalry'. Schortman 1959. Honorable Mention 1959; Judges' Choice 1959; Award of Merit 1961; Premio Firenze, Florence Int'l Iris Competition 1962; Nelson Award 1967.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: INDIGLOW (Schortman . '59) EML-35". This stunning lris won not only The Premio Firenze in Florence, Italy in 1962, but also received the Louisa Branch Memorial Cup for the finest branching. An Iris in thrilling chiseled perfection, with a rare depth of color--a midnight-hued deep violet-blue, with harmonizing blue-tipped orange beard. Elegantly ruffled & in great demand. JC'59 & '60, AM'61. (Sable x Destiny) X Chivalry). Regularly $12.50; on $15 order $8.10; on $25 order $5.60.
INDIGLOW, by Bill Schortman, has brilliant, deep violet-blue coloring emphasized by a white-tipped beard. The flowers are formed in perfection, large, with conical standards and wide flaring falls. Growth is vigorous, branching ideal; one can expect eight or more blossoms on each stalk. The merit of this iris was cordially recognized in 1958 when it received the seedling cup at Region 14's convention. Melba Hamblen, "Honors, Review and Preview", A.I.S. Bulletin 164 (Jan. 1962): 13.


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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Indiglow01.JPGJPG Indiglow01.JPG manage 102 K 25 Nov 2014 - 14:51 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Indiglow010.JPGJPG Indiglow010.JPG manage 78 K 20 Aug 2021 - 02:10 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Indiglow02.jpgjpg Indiglow02.jpg manage 165 K 28 Feb 2017 - 14:20 UnknownUser Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Indiglow03.jpgjpg Indiglow03.jpg manage 126 K 17 Sep 2017 - 03:27 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Indiglow12BHI.JPGJPG Indiglow12BHI.JPG manage 61 K 21 Apr 2012 - 20:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Indiglow_com.jpgjpg Indiglow_com.jpg manage 45 K 05 Sep 2011 - 23:18 Main.selina49 Indiglow at Selina's Iris Garden
indiglow5.JPGJPG indiglow5.JPG manage 215 K 28 Jun 2023 - 20:27 UnknownUser Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
indiglow9.JPGJPG indiglow9.JPG manage 131 K 11 Nov 2023 - 12:59 UnknownUser Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
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