See Show Calender


■(TB) 'Lightsaber'

2013, Sutton

'Lightsaber' (Michael Sutton, R. 2012). Seedling# U-293-A. TB, 37 (94 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards satinwood, yellow at base, purple flush up midribs; style arms cream, yellow at base; falls white ground, imperial purple luminata, white in throat, yellow at shoulders, satinwood edge; beards white, fuzzy white horns, imperial purple underside; slight spicy fragrance; ruffled; serrated. Seedling# R-143-A: ('Epicenter' x 'Momentous Occasion') X seedling# S-1932-A: 'Double Click' x 'Uplifting'). Sutton 2013.

See below:
Photo by SuttonLightSaberPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany4/21/2018, photo by Leslie Tevebaugh


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 - 2011-03-07

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LIGHTSABER9.JPGJPG LIGHTSABER9.JPG manage 260 K 30 Apr 2024 - 12:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
LightSaber.JPGJPG LightSaber.JPG manage 82 K 29 Mar 2014 - 23:12 EileenRoark  
LightsaberW.jpgjpg LightsaberW.jpg manage 129 K 02 May 2018 - 13:45 LeslieTevebaugh 4/21/2018, photo by Leslie Tevebaugh
lightsaber.jpgjpg lightsaber.jpg manage 71 K 03 Jun 2013 - 18:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
lightsaber01.jpgjpg lightsaber01.jpg manage 97 K 29 Apr 2015 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
lightsaber02.JPGJPG lightsaber02.JPG manage 51 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
lightsaber09.jpgjpg lightsaber09.jpg manage 538 K 31 Dec 2019 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
lightsaber090.JPGJPG lightsaber090.JPG manage 195 K 26 Apr 2023 - 14:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
lightsaber1.JPGJPG lightsaber1.JPG manage 189 K 28 May 2018 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
lightsaber2.JPGJPG lightsaber2.JPG manage 139 K 21 May 2021 - 02:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
lightsaber9.jpgjpg lightsaber9.jpg manage 185 K 25 Mar 2023 - 18:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r19 - 30 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback