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■(TB) 'Ominous Stranger'

1993, Innerst

'Ominous Stranger' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1992) Seedling# 3103-7. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards muted yellow, trimmed muted purple and dotted with tiny brown spots; falls muted yellow, trimmed muted purple, tiny brown dots all over; beards bronze, trimmed blue white; slight fragrance. 'Point Made' X sibling. Innerst 1993. Honorable Mention 1995; Award of Merit 1997 .

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BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDAPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionominousstrange2rPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Ross Eagles-Diversity AcresPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Karen Lockyear-Toronto, Ontario, CanadaPhoto by Yarrabee Garden   Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Mooiplaas Iris   Dayliles-South Africa.Photo by Mooiplaas Iris   Dayliles-South Africa.Photo by Mooiplaas Iris   Dayliles-South Africa.Photo by SchreinerPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FranceTaken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas CityPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United KingdomPhoto by Sandy Ives.Photo by Sheri SommarsPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References:

From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing OMINOUS STRANGER-Sdlg. 3103-7: (Point Made X sib) TB, 34", M-L. Strange muted yellow trimmed muted red-violet-blue-purple with brownish dots throughout the yellow. Buds are interesting-muted rose-violet-purple, neatly wrapped with 1/4" white edge. 7-9 buds with excellent branching. $30.00. Sterling Innerst.
 

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 - 2010-10-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
OminousStranger01.JPGJPG OminousStranger01.JPG manage 65 K 02 Dec 2014 - 20:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OminousStranger10.jpgjpg OminousStranger10.jpg manage 44 K 03 Feb 2014 - 19:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
OminousStranger12BHI.jpgjpg OminousStranger12BHI.jpg manage 79 K 27 Apr 2012 - 22:43 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
OminousStrangerEI.jpgjpg OminousStrangerEI.jpg manage 22 K 16 Dec 2012 - 20:27 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
OminousStrangerSI.JPGJPG OminousStrangerSI.JPG manage 300 K 19 Apr 2019 - 00:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
OminousStrangerSS.jpgjpg OminousStrangerSS.jpg manage 26 K 08 Jun 2011 - 22:59 BetsyHiggins Photo by Sheri Sommars
OminousStranger_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg OminousStranger_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 26 Oct 2010 - 05:04 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
P1310083-X2_ominous_stranger.jpgjpg P1310083-X2_ominous_stranger.jpg manage 337 K 17 Feb 2016 - 11:03 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
iris_tb_ominous_stranger.jpgjpg iris_tb_ominous_stranger.jpg manage 32 K 28 Jan 2012 - 14:14 Main.plantaddict487 BJ SW MB Canada, Zone 3USDA
ominous01.jpgjpg ominous01.jpg manage 54 K 09 Feb 2015 - 12:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
ominous02.jpgjpg ominous02.jpg manage 101 K 04 May 2015 - 20:27 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
ominous021.jpgjpg ominous021.jpg manage 72 K 19 Feb 2021 - 02:05 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
ominous03.jpgjpg ominous03.jpg manage 94 K 25 Jun 2015 - 23:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
ominous04.JPGJPG ominous04.JPG manage 108 K 03 Jul 2014 - 23:23 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
ominousstrange2r.jpgjpg ominousstrange2r.jpg manage 72 K 23 Feb 2011 - 16:13 Main.avmoran  
ominousstranger01.JPGJPG ominousstranger01.JPG manage 91 K 06 Apr 2017 - 19:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
ominousstranger02.jpgjpg ominousstranger02.jpg manage 50 K 19 Nov 2014 - 14:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
ominousstranger03.jpgjpg ominousstranger03.jpg manage 332 K 01 Dec 2019 - 00:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
ominousstranger1.jpgjpg ominousstranger1.jpg manage 171 K 20 Jul 2016 - 22:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Karen Lockyear-Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ominousstranger2.jpgjpg ominousstranger2.jpg manage 69 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
ominousstranger3.jpgjpg ominousstranger3.jpg manage 60 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
ominousstranger4.jpgjpg ominousstranger4.jpg manage 71 K 07 Feb 2019 - 20:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
ominousstranger8.jpgjpg ominousstranger8.jpg manage 73 K 16 Jul 2013 - 01:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
ominousstranger9.jpgjpg ominousstranger9.jpg manage 73 K 13 Nov 2013 - 03:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
ominousstrangerSG.jpgjpg ominousstrangerSG.jpg manage 16 K 03 Dec 2011 - 15:14 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
ominousstrangerSG1.JPGJPG ominousstrangerSG1.JPG manage 200 K 09 Feb 2024 - 19:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r42 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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