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■(TB) 'Isn't This Something'

1993, Ensminger

'Isn't This Something' (Allan Ensminger, R. 1992). Seedling# 186-68. TB, 28" (71 cm). Late midseason bloom. Carmine rose (HCC 21/3) with amethyst violet (35/1) stripes and splashes; beards brick red (16/1); ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Go Around' X seedling# 81-44: (('Doodle Strudel' x (seedling# 69-50: (('Valimar' x ('Patience' x 'Apricot Lustre')) x 'Peachy Creamy') x 'Royal Belle')) x ('Dream Lover' x (seedling# 64-33: (('Champagne Velvet' x 'Lake Tahoe') x 'Dutch Doll') x 'Rococo'))). Varigay 1993. Honorable Mention 1995. Novelty Iris.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing ISN'T THIS SOMETHING-TB 1993. Carmine rose with amethyst violet stripes and splashes. Brick red beard. $30.00. Varigay Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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 - 2010-08-02
  • Every other year this iris would present 4 standards and 4 falls. On other years is produced "normal" iris flowers. -- WikiGuest - 18 Jun 2020
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IsntThisSomething.jpgCT.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething.jpgCT.jpg manage 23 K 30 Oct 2011 - 16:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
IsntThisSomething03.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething03.jpg manage 85 K 21 Sep 2015 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
IsntThisSomething04.JPGJPG IsntThisSomething04.JPG manage 93 K 27 Mar 2014 - 17:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
IsntThisSomething05.JPGJPG IsntThisSomething05.JPG manage 85 K 21 Sep 2015 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
IsntThisSomething06.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething06.jpg manage 48 K 21 Apr 2021 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
IsntThisSomething11.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething11.jpg manage 47 K 28 Nov 2013 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
IsntThisSomething9.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething9.jpg manage 70 K 06 Sep 2013 - 13:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
IsntThisSomething_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg IsntThisSomething_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 189 K 29 Jan 2012 - 07:21 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Isntthissomething9.JPGJPG Isntthissomething9.JPG manage 19 K 07 Aug 2013 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
isnt_this_something_46.jpgjpg isnt_this_something_46.jpg manage 74 K 24 Nov 2010 - 04:57 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
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isntthis01.jpgjpg isntthis01.jpg manage 69 K 27 Dec 2014 - 19:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
isntthis02.jpgjpg isntthis02.jpg manage 67 K 19 Feb 2015 - 18:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
isntthis03.jpgjpg isntthis03.jpg manage 67 K 19 Feb 2015 - 18:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
isntthissom02.JPGJPG isntthissom02.JPG manage 86 K 30 Jun 2014 - 21:30 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
isntthissomething01.jpgjpg isntthissomething01.jpg manage 70 K 12 Nov 2014 - 04:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
isntthissomething02.jpgjpg isntthissomething02.jpg manage 72 K 21 Dec 2014 - 17:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
isntthissomething03.jpgjpg isntthissomething03.jpg manage 583 K 02 Jan 2016 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
isntthissomething04.jpgjpg isntthissomething04.jpg manage 224 K 28 Nov 2017 - 13:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
isntthissomething05.JPGJPG isntthissomething05.JPG manage 105 K 14 May 2014 - 01:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
isntthissomething06.JPGJPG isntthissomething06.JPG manage 323 K 04 Mar 2019 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
isntthissomething09.jpgjpg isntthissomething09.jpg manage 257 K 06 Aug 2021 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
isntthissomething1.jpgjpg isntthissomething1.jpg manage 224 K 28 Dec 2019 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
isntthissomething10.jpgjpg isntthissomething10.jpg manage 89 K 10 Nov 2013 - 13:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
isntthissomething2.jpgjpg isntthissomething2.jpg manage 158 K 02 Feb 2020 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
isntthissomething4.jpgjpg isntthissomething4.jpg manage 45 K 04 Apr 2013 - 04:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
isntthissomething5.jpgjpg isntthissomething5.jpg manage 37 K 30 Nov 2018 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
isntthissomething6.jpgjpg isntthissomething6.jpg manage 36 K 30 Nov 2018 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
isntthissomething7.jpgjpg isntthissomething7.jpg manage 93 K 13 Jul 2021 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
isntthissomething8.jpgjpg isntthissomething8.jpg manage 79 K 13 Jul 2013 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r46 - 22 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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