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■(TB) 'High Spirited'

2002, Miller

'High Spirited' (Lynda Miller, R. 2002). Seedling# 4297B. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason late bloom. Peach pink, falls with deeper hafts; beards tangerine, base white, with large fuzzy violet horn; slight musky fragrance. Seedling# H2292: ('Sky Hooks' x 'Dance Away') X 'Reincarnation'. Miller's Manor 2002.

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From AIS Bulletin #325 April 2002 Introducing HIGH SPIRITED (L. Miller) TB, SA, 32", ML A stunning color combination for horned iris. Peach pink with deeper peach pink hafts and large fuzzy upturned violet horns extending from the tangerine tipped beards. Well branched with 8 buds. 2001 Indianapolis Iris Show Best Seedling. 4297B: (Sky Hooks X Dance Away) X Reincarnation. $40.00. Miller's Manor Garden.


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.

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-11-05

  • Fabulous iris, prolific grower in our gardens! -- IrisWarehouse - 29 Dec 2012
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BHP_0144-X2_high_spirited.jpgjpg BHP_0144-X2_high_spirited.jpg manage 123 K 19 Feb 2016 - 00:42 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
HighSpirited6.jpgjpg HighSpirited6.jpg manage 59 K 28 Nov 2013 - 22:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
HighSpirited_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg HighSpirited_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 05 Nov 2010 - 07:23 Main.janlauritzen  
high_spirited_66.jpgjpg high_spirited_66.jpg manage 71 K 04 Dec 2010 - 23:04 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
high_spirited_68.jpgjpg high_spirited_68.jpg manage 67 K 04 Dec 2010 - 23:04 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
highspirited.jpgjpg highspirited.jpg manage 72 K 24 Jan 2011 - 14:12 Main.avmoran  
highspirited01.jpgjpg highspirited01.jpg manage 76 K 16 Jan 2017 - 21:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
highspirited02.jpgjpg highspirited02.jpg manage 134 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highspirited03.jpgjpg highspirited03.jpg manage 102 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highspirited04.jpgjpg highspirited04.jpg manage 224 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highspirited05.jpgjpg highspirited05.jpg manage 135 K 03 Jul 2018 - 21:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highspirited06.jpgjpg highspirited06.jpg manage 100 K 03 Jul 2018 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
highspirited9.JPGJPG highspirited9.JPG manage 167 K 30 Apr 2021 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris Garden
highspiritedirisiriswarehouse.jpgjpg highspiritedirisiriswarehouse.jpg manage 66 K 29 Dec 2012 - 17:14 Main.Iriswarehouse iriswarehouse
Topic revision: r19 - 02 May 2021, TLaurin
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