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■(TB) 'First Pick'

2011, Schreiner

'First Pick' (Schreiner, R. 2011). Seedling# SS 861-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Very early bloom. Standards and falls white ground, burgundy-red plicata markings overall; style arms burgundy red; beards burgundy red, yellow in throat. Seedling# JJ 1591-1, 'Place Your Bets' sibling X seedling# KK 1212-A: ('Indiscreet' x 'Vibrations'). Schreiner 2011.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FirstPick01.jpgjpg FirstPick01.jpg manage 52 K 10 Oct 2014 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
First_Pick_KWW.jpgjpg First_Pick_KWW.jpg manage 67 K 21 Jan 2017 - 19:59 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Miller's Manor Gardens; AIS 2015 Convention
firstpick01.jpgjpg firstpick01.jpg manage 108 K 06 Jul 2013 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
firstpick02.jpgjpg firstpick02.jpg manage 77 K 12 Jul 2013 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
firstpick03.jpgjpg firstpick03.jpg manage 74 K 26 Apr 2014 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
firstpick04.jpgjpg firstpick04.jpg manage 70 K 21 Apr 2015 - 00:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
firstpick05.JPGJPG firstpick05.JPG manage 99 K 09 Jul 2015 - 00:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS Convention
firstpick06.jpgjpg firstpick06.jpg manage 74 K 02 Aug 2015 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
firstpick1.JPGJPG firstpick1.JPG manage 214 K 10 May 2016 - 18:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
firstpick2.jpgjpg firstpick2.jpg manage 102 K 23 Aug 2017 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
firstpick3.jpgjpg firstpick3.jpg manage 87 K 08 Nov 2013 - 20:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
firstpick30.jpgjpg firstpick30.jpg manage 111 K 24 Mar 2023 - 12:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
firstpick5.jpgjpg firstpick5.jpg manage 277 K 27 Nov 2019 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
firstpick50.JPGJPG firstpick50.JPG manage 195 K 29 Jan 2024 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
firstpick51.JPGJPG firstpick51.JPG manage 216 K 29 Jan 2024 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r22 - 30 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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