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■(TB) 'South Point'

2014, Sutton

'South Point' (Michael Sutton, R. 2014). Seedling# X-4179. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Standards and style arms butter yellow; falls white blending to purple and purple-violet, grey-purple edge; beards dresden yellow, short bald white horns; pronounced spicy fragrance; ruffled. 'Mountain Sunrise' X 'Spot On'. Sutton 2014.

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Photo by ElladanPhoto by SuttonPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain IrisPhoto by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain IrisPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France


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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
SOUTHPOINT01.jpgjpg SOUTHPOINT01.jpg manage 179 K 15 Jul 2020 - 20:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
south_point_em.jpgjpg south_point_em.jpg manage 117 K 05 Jan 2020 - 15:59 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
southpoint01.jpgjpg southpoint01.jpg manage 37 K 18 Aug 2014 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
southpoint1.jpgjpg southpoint1.jpg manage 199 K 19 Apr 2016 - 20:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
southpoint10.JPGJPG southpoint10.JPG manage 179 K 12 Jun 2021 - 11:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
southpoint2.JPGJPG southpoint2.JPG manage 141 K 19 May 2016 - 19:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
southpoint6.jpgjpg southpoint6.jpg manage 536 K 10 Jan 2020 - 16:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r14 - 14 Jul 2022, TerryLaurin
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