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■(TB) 'Sky Ruler'

2017, Sutton

'Sky Ruler'  (Michael Sutton, R. 2016). Seedling# Z-606-B. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason to very late bloom. Standards and style arms white; falls same, 1˝ blue-violet band; beards orange in throat, middle and ends yellow; heavily ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. 'Gypsy Lord' X 'Cold Fusion'. Sutton 2017.

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From Sutton’s Iris Garden, 2017: SKY RULER (M. Sutton ‘17) TB 35” M-L-VL. Heavy ruffling and great form! White standards have just a touch of ice blue accents. Bright white falls have beautifully contrasting 1” violet blue band at the edges. Striking yellow beards fade out to white at the ends. Amazingly formed flared and heavily ruffled flowers with 9 buds per stalk. Seedling Z-606-B: Gypsy Lord X Cold Fusion..$50.


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
skyruler01.jpgjpg skyruler01.jpg manage 156 K 03 Dec 2016 - 14:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
skyruler02.jpgjpg skyruler02.jpg manage 135 K 13 Apr 2018 - 19:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
skyruler9.jpgjpg skyruler9.jpg manage 155 K 15 Jan 2023 - 21:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
skyruler90.JPGJPG skyruler90.JPG manage 71 K 14 Oct 2023 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r9 - 14 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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