Species Iris (Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sam Norris by Jan Sacks/Marty Schafer
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Classification: Species
Registered Height: 6 inches (15 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Light blue
White
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Light blue violet, deep fall crest with white top, yellow beneath, white signal bordered dark blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003
Founders of SIGNA Medal: 2005

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Collected from wild near Litchfield, Kentucky

grows in full sun, no watering; but if vandal allows, hope to mov

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Date: 2010-02-11Photo courtesy of Joe Pye Weed's Garden
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Tell me about your shade irises by Polymerous Jun 6, 2016 8:14 AM 19
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 22, 2020 6:46 AM 17,609
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434

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