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■(TB) 'Skyhopper'

2003, Sutton

'Skyhopper' (George Sutton, R. 2002). Seedling# G-92. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards mauve; style arms blue violet and mauve; falls bluebird blue (RHS 94B), white area veined violet blue near beard; beards red orange, 1 1/2" fuzzy horn mauve, violet blue at end; heavily ruffled, laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Tomorrow's Child' X 'Sky Hooks'. Sutton 2003.

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Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-04-05
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Skyhopper_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Skyhopper_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 05 Apr 2010 - 07:20 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
skyhopper15.JPGJPG skyhopper15.JPG manage 192 K 10 Dec 2021 - 16:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Dec. 2021
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Topic revision: r19 - 27 Feb 2024, TerryLaurin
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