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■(IB) 'Good And True'

1985, Ensminger

'Good And True' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1985). Seedling #281-9. IB, 21" (53 cm), Late midseason bloom. Bluebird blue (HCC 042/3), white at tip of white beard. Seedling #75-5: ((('Lacy Lu' x 'Cretica') x I. aphylla) x ('Stepping Out' x 'Jungle Shadows')) X 'Charmed Circle'. Varigay Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention 1990.

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Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Wisconsin Iris SocietyPhoto taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Emerald Valley GardenPhoto by Arlene Childress


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GoodAndTrue03.jpgjpg GoodAndTrue03.jpg manage 65 K 26 Mar 2014 - 13:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
IBGoodandTrueVL90.JPGJPG IBGoodandTrueVL90.JPG manage 58 K 27 Feb 2015 - 02:31 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Emerald Valley Garden
IMG_3513.jpegjpeg IMG_3513.jpeg manage 1 MB 29 Mar 2024 - 15:50 Main.arlchil Photo by Arlene Childress
goodandtrue01.jpgjpg goodandtrue01.jpg manage 61 K 01 Sep 2014 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
goodandtrue04.jpgjpg goodandtrue04.jpg manage 45 K 04 May 2017 - 21:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
goodandtrue1.jpgjpg goodandtrue1.jpg manage 280 K 01 Oct 2016 - 18:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
goodandtrue2.JPGJPG goodandtrue2.JPG manage 403 K 04 May 2017 - 21:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
Topic revision: r17 - 17 Apr 2024, Harloiris
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