■(BB) 'Tina Louise'
, R. 2008) Seedling #2002-B25A. BB, 25" (64 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards smoky mauve; falls dark mahogany; beards orange; slight fragrance. 'Tennessee Vol'
X 'Fiery Temper'
. Winterberry 2009.
| From AIS Bulletin #353 April 2009 Introducing Tina Louise (B. Spoon). Sdlg. 2002-B25A. BB, 25" (63.5 cm), 5-7 buds, M. S. and style arms russet. F. dark mahogany with small white sunburst and red-orange beards. Ruffled. E.C. as Best Seedling at C&P Iris Society Spring Show and AIS H.C. in 2008. Favorite of garden visitors. Tennessee Vol X Fiery Temper. $35. Winterberry Gardens.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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