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■(TB) 'Silver City'

2004, Sutton

'Silver City' (George Sutton, R. 2003). Seedling# J-117. TB, 32" (81 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards pale orchid white; style arms pale pink; falls pale orchid and white; beards brick red, lavender pink horn; ruffled, laced. 'Tiffany Time' X seedling# G-19: ( 'Sweet Musette' x 'Twice Thrilling'). Sutton 2004.

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Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Suttontaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006Photo by Jeannette Daley


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SilverCityJeannetteDaley.JPGJPG SilverCityJeannetteDaley.JPG manage 50 K 19 May 2013 - 17:08 BetsyHiggins Photo by Jeannette Daley
SilverCity_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SilverCity_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 16 Feb 2012 - 23:42 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
silvercity01.jpgjpg silvercity01.jpg manage 100 K 12 Jul 2019 - 03:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
silvercity09.JPGJPG silvercity09.JPG manage 100 K 26 May 2021 - 18:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
silvercity1.jpgjpg silvercity1.jpg manage 292 K 09 Oct 2016 - 20:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
silvercity3.jpgjpg silvercity3.jpg manage 13 K 26 Aug 2013 - 14:31 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
silvercity4.jpgjpg silvercity4.jpg manage 69 K 15 Nov 2013 - 01:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
silvercity7.jpgjpg silvercity7.jpg manage 173 K 04 Nov 2019 - 12:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 31 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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