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■(TB) 'Sand And Sea'

1974, Jones

'Sand And Sea' (Bennett Jones, R. 1973). Seedling# 69-1-1. TB, 31" (79 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards antique bronze; falls. blue, evenly bordered antique bronze; bronze beard. 'Punchline' X 'Cambodia'. B Jones 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Favorite Guest 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing SAND AND SEA-69-1-1: (Punchline X Cambodia). A small tall, just over the limits for border irises. Nicely held, ruffled standards are rich antique gold. Wide, ruffled falls are blue, bordered antique gold. Well branched; four or five flowers open at one time is not unusual. 30". $20.00. Bennett Jones.


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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sandandsea02.jpgjpg sandandsea02.jpg manage 98 K 18 Nov 2015 - 22:27 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
sandandsea1.JPGJPG sandandsea1.JPG manage 453 K 03 Aug 2018 - 18:08 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sandandsea2.JPGJPG sandandsea2.JPG manage 540 K 03 Aug 2018 - 18:09 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sandandsea3.JPGJPG sandandsea3.JPG manage 595 K 03 Aug 2018 - 18:11 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
sandandsea4.JPGJPG sandandsea4.JPG manage 714 K 03 Aug 2018 - 18:12 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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