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■(TB) 'Star Master'

1987, Dunn

'Star Master' (Robert Dunn, R. 1986). Seedling# B82-784S. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled royal purple violet; violet beard tipped yellow. 'Blue Maxx' X 'Hilow'. MAD Garden 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing STAR MASTER (Bob Dunn '87) Very large, ruffled royal purple-violet self. Well branched, many flowers with matching beards tipped gold. Most seasons very early to flower (March in mild seasons) and withstands the wind and rain well. Should make outstanding show stalks. Blue Maxx X Hilow. $30.00. M.A.D. Iris Gardens.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Star-MasterN.jpgjpg Star-MasterN.jpg manage 39 K 23 Oct 2011 - 23:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
StarMasterEI.jpgjpg StarMasterEI.jpg manage 35 K 19 Dec 2012 - 20:48 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
StaraMasterSI.jpgjpg StaraMasterSI.jpg manage 182 K 20 Oct 2019 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
starmaster5.JPGJPG starmaster5.JPG manage 135 K 03 Feb 2024 - 16:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
starmaster50.JPGJPG starmaster50.JPG manage 100 K 03 Feb 2024 - 16:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r11 - 03 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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