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■(TB) 'Winter Adventure'

1992, Black

'Winter Adventure' (Paul Black, R. 1991). Seedling# 88137A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards violet blue (RHS 96C) veined darker; style arms violet blue; falls light blue fading to near white, violet blue veining throughout; beards pale blue, tipped pale gold; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. 'Edge Of Winter' X 'Undersea Adventure'. Mid-America 1992. Honorable Mention 1994.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Winter-AdventureN.jpgjpg Winter-AdventureN.jpg manage 32 K 24 Oct 2011 - 18:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
WinterAdventure02.JPGJPG WinterAdventure02.JPG manage 77 K 17 Apr 2014 - 15:10 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
WinterAdventure1.JPGJPG WinterAdventure1.JPG manage 53 K 13 Sep 2012 - 21:34 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
winter01.JPGJPG winter01.JPG manage 68 K 30 May 2015 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
winter02.jpegjpeg winter02.jpeg manage 206 K 23 Apr 2021 - 15:06 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
winter021.jpegjpeg winter021.jpeg manage 160 K 23 Apr 2021 - 15:06 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
winteradventure01.jpgjpg winteradventure01.jpg manage 200 K 07 Apr 2016 - 21:52 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
winteradventure02.jpgjpg winteradventure02.jpg manage 743 K 07 Apr 2016 - 21:54 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
winteradventure1.JPGJPG winteradventure1.JPG manage 408 K 27 Feb 2019 - 02:40 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
Topic revision: r18 - 29 Oct 2022, dougchyz
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