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■(TB) 'Illini Repeater'

1972, Varner

'Illini Repeater' (Steve Varner, R. 1971). Seedling# 712. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards plum red plicata markings on cream ground; falls cream ground with plum red plicata edge and slight center line of plum red. 'Full Circle' X 'Memphis Lass'. Illini Iris 1972. Honorable Mention 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #204 January 1972 Introducing ILLINI REPEATER (#712) TB. 35". EM & Re. At last, a dependable remontant cream and plum red plicata with the good branching, form, substance and charm sought for in a regular TB. It is the only iris to have bloomed here both spring and fall the past five seasons. (FULL CIRCLE X MEMPHIS LASS) $25. Illini Iris.


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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IlleniRepeater02.jpgjpg IlleniRepeater02.jpg manage 83 K 07 Jun 2014 - 00:21 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
IlliniRepeater01.jpgjpg IlliniRepeater01.jpg manage 78 K 06 Apr 2015 - 22:28 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
illinirepeater09.JPGJPG illinirepeater09.JPG manage 112 K 19 Aug 2021 - 19:46 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
illinirepeater1.jpgjpg illinirepeater1.jpg manage 72 K 04 Feb 2019 - 19:10 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
illinirepeater2.jpgjpg illinirepeater2.jpg manage 81 K 04 Feb 2019 - 19:13 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
illinirepeater3.jpgjpg illinirepeater3.jpg manage 87 K 04 Feb 2019 - 19:15 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
illinirepeater4.jpgjpg illinirepeater4.jpg manage 109 K 04 Feb 2019 - 19:16 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
illinirepeater5.JPGJPG illinirepeater5.JPG manage 155 K 24 Apr 2024 - 14:04 UnknownUser Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
illinirepeater7.JPGJPG illinirepeater7.JPG manage 295 K 25 Oct 2023 - 01:55 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Oct.. 2023
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