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■(TB) 'Ride The Wind'

1991, Schreiner

'Ride The Wind' (Schreiners, R. 1991). Seedling# W 450-2. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white (RHS 155D); falls blue (95A), slightly ruffled white edge; beards lemon, tipped white. 'Pledge Allegiance' X seedling# N 39-B: (seedling# H 201-T: ((involving 'Harbor Blue', 'Blue Sapphire', 'Celestial Snow', 'First Violet', 'King's Choice', 'Allegiance') x ('Rococo' x 'Prince Indigo')) x seedling# H 173-B: ('Margarita' seedling x (('Salem' x 'Cahokia' seedling) x (('Broadway Star' x 'Whole Cloth') x 'Blue Mountains')))). Schreiner 1991. Honorable Mentiion 1993, Award of Merit 1996 .

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-12-02
  • TB 'Ride the Wind' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 2-10, in 2017. It had purple based foliage at least during and after flowering, as well as purple coloring on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 26 Sep 2017
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20170621_113556 TB Ride The Wind (2RS).jpgjpg 20170621_113556 TB Ride The Wind (2RS).jpg manage 259 K 26 Sep 2017 - 00:42 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 The heel side of TB Ride The Wind foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/20/2017.
20170621_113608 TB Ride The Wind (2RS).jpgjpg 20170621_113608 TB Ride The Wind (2RS).jpg manage 237 K 26 Sep 2017 - 00:43 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 The toe side of TB Ride the Wind foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/21/2017.
DSCN2757.JPGJPG DSCN2757.JPG manage 70 K 20 May 2011 - 03:27 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
DSCN2759.JPGJPG DSCN2759.JPG manage 74 K 20 May 2011 - 03:29 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
DSRideTheWind.JPGJPG DSRideTheWind.JPG manage 69 K 20 May 2011 - 03:26 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
RIDETHEWIND1.JPGJPG RIDETHEWIND1.JPG manage 201 K 24 Nov 2018 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
RideTheWind01.JPGJPG RideTheWind01.JPG manage 51 K 04 Dec 2014 - 17:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RideTheWind02.JPGJPG RideTheWind02.JPG manage 80 K 09 Apr 2014 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RideTheWind03.JPGJPG RideTheWind03.JPG manage 56 K 09 Apr 2014 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RideTheWind12BHI.jpgjpg RideTheWind12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 01 May 2012 - 14:13 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
RidetheWind05.jpgjpg RidetheWind05.jpg manage 46 K 23 Apr 2014 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
RidetheWind1.jpgjpg RidetheWind1.jpg manage 55 K 19 Apr 2016 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
RidetheWindAA.jpgjpg RidetheWindAA.jpg manage 21 K 18 Feb 2011 - 22:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
ridethewind01.jpgjpg ridethewind01.jpg manage 51 K 06 Sep 2014 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ridethewind02.jpgjpg ridethewind02.jpg manage 19 K 03 Sep 2015 - 02:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
ridethewind03.jpgjpg ridethewind03.jpg manage 58 K 19 Jan 2017 - 22:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
ridethewind04.jpgjpg ridethewind04.jpg manage 59 K 19 Jan 2017 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
ridethewind05.jpgjpg ridethewind05.jpg manage 178 K 20 Mar 2017 - 03:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
ridethewind09.jpgjpg ridethewind09.jpg manage 125 K 02 May 2020 - 22:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
ridethewind2.jpgjpg ridethewind2.jpg manage 39 K 05 Dec 2018 - 18:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
ridethewind3.JPGJPG ridethewind3.JPG manage 325 K 15 Jan 2021 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
ridethewind6.jpgjpg ridethewind6.jpg manage 167 K 19 Jun 2017 - 15:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
ridethewind7.JPGJPG ridethewind7.JPG manage 92 K 31 Jan 2014 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
ridethewind8.JPGJPG ridethewind8.JPG manage 100 K 31 Jan 2014 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r32 - 15 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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