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■(TB) 'Silver Shower'

1973, Schreiner

'Silver Shower' (Schreiners, R. 1973). Seedling# B 805-A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled and lightly laced white self; flamingo tangerine beard. Seedling# T1439-1: ('Amethyst Flame' x seedling# R113-E) X seedling# V 888-1: ('Arctic Flame' x 'Silvertone'). Schreiner 1974.  Favorite Guest 1974; Honorable Mention 1975.

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Awaiting original catalog description
'Silver Shower' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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
SilverShower01.JPGJPG SilverShower01.JPG manage 77 K 05 Dec 2014 - 20:43 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SilverShower010.JPGJPG SilverShower010.JPG manage 85 K 31 Aug 2021 - 01:43 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SilverShower02.jpgjpg SilverShower02.jpg manage 56 K 10 Apr 2014 - 23:29 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
SilverShower03.jpgjpg SilverShower03.jpg manage 55 K 10 Apr 2014 - 23:30 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
SilverShower12BHI.jpgjpg SilverShower12BHI.jpg manage 71 K 03 May 2012 - 23:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Silver_Shower_fl.jpgjpg Silver_Shower_fl.jpg manage 65 K 20 Feb 2011 - 10:23 IrisP  
silver_shower74schreiner.JPGJPG silver_shower74schreiner.JPG manage 59 K 01 Feb 2012 - 21:32 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
silvershower01.jpgjpg silvershower01.jpg manage 32 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:44 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
silvershower04.JPGJPG silvershower04.JPG manage 74 K 17 Jun 2014 - 02:48 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
silvershower05.JPGJPG silvershower05.JPG manage 66 K 17 Jun 2014 - 02:51 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
silvershower09.JPGJPG silvershower09.JPG manage 347 K 04 Oct 2020 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1975 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
silvershower3.JPGJPG silvershower3.JPG manage 890 K 09 Jan 2017 - 21:28 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
silvershower4.jpgjpg silvershower4.jpg manage 64 K 15 Nov 2013 - 01:15 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
silvershower5.jpgjpg silvershower5.jpg manage 69 K 31 Jan 2014 - 22:23 UnknownUser Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
silvershower6.jpgjpg silvershower6.jpg manage 73 K 31 Jan 2014 - 22:24 UnknownUser Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
silvershower7.jpgjpg silvershower7.jpg manage 71 K 05 Mar 2014 - 16:55 UnknownUser Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
sivershower8.jpgjpg sivershower8.jpg manage 68 K 06 Mar 2014 - 17:24 UnknownUser Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
Topic revision: r27 - 08 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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