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■(TB) 'Momentous Occasion'

2000, Sutton

'Momentous Occasion' (George Sutton, R. 1999). Seedling# H-116. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards and style arms white, edged and sanded violet blue (RHS 88B); falls clean white, 1/4" dotted and striped violet blue edge; beards gold, 1" white filament with white-ground flounce marked violet blue; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Momentum' X 'Rock Star'. Sutton 2000. Honorable Mention 2003.

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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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BHP_9058-X2_momentous_occasion.jpgjpg BHP_9058-X2_momentous_occasion.jpg manage 245 K 12 Feb 2016 - 08:35 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
MOMENTOUSOCCAISON9.jpgjpg MOMENTOUSOCCAISON9.jpg manage 262 K 02 Apr 2021 - 01:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
MOMENTOUSOCCASION1.JPGJPG MOMENTOUSOCCASION1.JPG manage 177 K 23 Nov 2018 - 15:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
MomentousOccasion02.JPGJPG MomentousOccasion02.JPG manage 82 K 31 Mar 2014 - 13:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MomentousOccasion021108_copy.jpgjpg MomentousOccasion021108_copy.jpg manage 46 K 12 Nov 2010 - 19:17 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
MomentousOccasion03.jpgjpg MomentousOccasion03.jpg manage 86 K 31 Mar 2014 - 13:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MomentousOccasion031110-2.jpgjpg MomentousOccasion031110-2.jpg manage 48 K 12 Nov 2010 - 19:18 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
MomentousOccasionPJO.JPGJPG MomentousOccasionPJO.JPG manage 43 K 11 Aug 2012 - 22:10 BetsyHiggins Photo by Patrick Orr
MomentousOccasionWP.jpgjpg MomentousOccasionWP.jpg manage 49 K 15 Jul 2013 - 13:40 BetsyHiggins Photo by Wildwood Gardens
moment01.jpgjpg moment01.jpg manage 80 K 10 May 2015 - 02:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
momentous01.jpgjpg momentous01.jpg manage 66 K 11 Mar 2015 - 02:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
momentous_occasion_64.jpgjpg momentous_occasion_64.jpg manage 72 K 16 Dec 2010 - 04:17 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
momentous_occasion_66.jpgjpg momentous_occasion_66.jpg manage 70 K 16 Dec 2010 - 04:17 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
momentousoccas09aSPI.jpgjpg momentousoccas09aSPI.jpg manage 57 K 26 Mar 2010 - 15:45 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
momentousoccasion-jb.jpgjpg momentousoccasion-jb.jpg manage 64 K 30 Jan 2013 - 20:14 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris Garden
momentousoccasion01.jpgjpg momentousoccasion01.jpg manage 257 K 08 Aug 2017 - 01:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
momentousoccasion03.JPGJPG momentousoccasion03.JPG manage 438 K 14 Feb 2019 - 19:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
momentousoccasion12.jpgjpg momentousoccasion12.jpg manage 90 K 12 Nov 2013 - 15:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
momentousoccasion13.JPGJPG momentousoccasion13.JPG manage 80 K 03 Jan 2014 - 22:51 TerryLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
Topic revision: r28 - 26 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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