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■(TB) 'Purple Marble'

2021, Sutton

'Purple Marble' (Michael Sutton, R. 2020) Seedling AD-329-C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards bluebird blue, streaked and splashed white, thin red-violet wire rim; style arms bluebird blue, white streaks; falls purple, streaked and splashed pure white; beards yellow; slight spicy fragrance. 'County of Kent' X 'Peggy Anne'. Sutton 2021

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Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain IrisPhoto by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain IrisPhoto by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United KingdomPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Sutton


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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PURPLEMARBLE9.JPGJPG PURPLEMARBLE9.JPG manage 280 K 01 May 2024 - 02:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
purplemarble5.jpgjpg purplemarble5.jpg manage 253 K 08 Oct 2022 - 01:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
purplemarble50.JPGJPG purplemarble50.JPG manage 249 K 24 Apr 2024 - 15:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
purplemarble6.JPGJPG purplemarble6.JPG manage 242 K 01 Jul 2024 - 19:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United Kingdom
purplemarble8.JPGJPG purplemarble8.JPG manage 162 K 21 May 2021 - 19:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
purplemarble9.JPGJPG purplemarble9.JPG manage 284 K 14 Dec 2020 - 20:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
purplemarble91.jpgjpg purplemarble91.jpg manage 228 K 15 May 2021 - 11:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
purplemarble92.JPGJPG purplemarble92.JPG manage 218 K 16 May 2022 - 11:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 01 Jul 2024, TerryLaurin
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