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■(TB) 'Shoutin' Blue'

1974, Niswonger

'Shoutin' Blue' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1973). Seedling# 25-71. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Pale blue self; deep blue beard. 'Sapphire Fuzz' X 'Azure Apogee'. Niswonger 1974. Favorite Guest 1974; Honorable Mention 1976; Favorite Guest 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing SHOUTIN' BLUE (Niswonger, '74). Sdlg. 25-71: Sapphire Fuzz X Azure Apogee. TB, 34", M. pollen fertile, no seeds yet. Lighter blue than Dreamin' Blue with bright blue bear.d $25.00. Cape Iris.


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
shoutilue03.JPGJPG shoutilue03.JPG manage 90 K 07 Jul 2014 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
shoutinblue01.JPGJPG shoutinblue01.JPG manage 93 K 18 May 2014 - 15:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
shoutinblue02.JPGJPG shoutinblue02.JPG manage 65 K 18 May 2014 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
Topic revision: r12 - 08 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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