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■(TB) 'Meritage'

2001, Schreiner

'Meritage' (Schreiner, R. 2000). Seedling# HH 1647-2. TB, 40" (107 cm), Late midseason bloom. Aconite violet (RHS 88A); smooth bronze purple shoulder markings; beards yellow, violet at end; slight fragrance. Seedling# CC 1319-1: ('Edith Wolford' x seedling# AA 1393-A, pollen parent of 'High Profile') X seedling# DD 1196-1: ('Burgermeister' x seedling# W 367-B: ('Summer Fiesta' sibling x seedling# R 97-C: ('King's Tribute' x ('Dusky Dancer' x 'Storm Flurry')))). Schreiner 2001. Honorable Mention 2004.

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Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Günter DiedrichTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOTaken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-04-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Meritage_2011_336_gd.JPGJPG Meritage_2011_336_gd.JPG manage 71 K 19 Aug 2012 - 05:04 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Meritage_bJanLauritzen.jpgjpg Meritage_bJanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 06 Nov 2010 - 22:12 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Meritage_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Meritage_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 08 Apr 2010 - 06:50 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
meritage.jpgjpg meritage.jpg manage 663 K 10 Dec 2015 - 10:21 JoelleFRANJEULLE Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
meritage01.jpgjpg meritage01.jpg manage 53 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
meritage02.jpgjpg meritage02.jpg manage 187 K 05 Jan 2018 - 23:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
meritage03.jpgjpg meritage03.jpg manage 310 K 30 Nov 2019 - 14:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
meritage04.jpgjpg meritage04.jpg manage 183 K 05 Feb 2020 - 03:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
meritage05.JPGJPG meritage05.JPG manage 218 K 07 Dec 2020 - 21:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
meritage4.jpgjpg meritage4.jpg manage 68 K 12 Nov 2013 - 16:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r21 - 26 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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