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■(TB) 'Starcrest'

1983, Schreiner

'Starcrest' (Schreiners, R. 1983). Seedling# L 864-A. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Smooth and satiny warm orchid; fiery tangerine beard. Seedling# E 350-A: ('Dream Time' x 'Priceless Pearl') X 'Carnaby'. Schreiner 1983. High commendation 1982; Honorable Mention 1985; Premio Firenze Award 1986.

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A spathe and bud of TB Starcrest. Photos taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/01 and 6/05/2017.Detail of beard and raised rib on the falls of TB Starcrest. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.A small clump of TB Starcrest. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/09/2017.Top view of TB Starcrest.Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/09/2017.Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at SchreinerPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Holly JohnsonPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdomby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest Francestarcrest flPhoto by IriswarehousePhoto by Martha Rhoades-Taken at 2015 AIS National Convention -SchreinerPhoto by The Iris Fan
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Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-10
  • TB 'Starcrest' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 4-16, in 2017. There was a raised rib on the falls just below the beard. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 01 Oct 2017
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20170601_124610TB Starcrest  (2RScombo).jpgjpg 20170601_124610TB Starcrest (2RScombo).jpg manage 166 K 01 Oct 2017 - 19:14 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A spathe and bud of TB Starcrest. Photos taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/01 and 6/05/2017.
20170605_155954TB Starcrest (3RS).jpgjpg 20170605_155954TB Starcrest (3RS).jpg manage 221 K 01 Oct 2017 - 19:33 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Detail of beard and raised rib on the falls of TB Starcrest. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170609_110353TB Starcrest (2RS).jpgjpg 20170609_110353TB Starcrest (2RS).jpg manage 616 K 01 Oct 2017 - 19:21 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A small clump of TB Starcrest. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/09/2017.
20170609_110417TB Starcrest (2RS).jpgjpg 20170609_110417TB Starcrest (2RS).jpg manage 191 K 01 Oct 2017 - 19:23 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Top view of TB Starcrest.Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/09/2017.
DStarcrest.JPGJPG DStarcrest.JPG manage 68 K 29 May 2011 - 04:37 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
Starcrest02.jpgjpg Starcrest02.jpg manage 72 K 14 Apr 2014 - 13:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Starcrest_Iris.JPGJPG Starcrest_Iris.JPG manage 52 K 21 Jun 2013 - 10:38 Main.Iriswarehouse Photo by Iriswarehouse
Starcrest__Schreiner_83a.JPGJPG Starcrest__Schreiner_83a.JPG manage 60 K 10 Jan 2010 - 11:20 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
starcrest01.jpgjpg starcrest01.jpg manage 19 K 13 Sep 2014 - 15:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
starcrest02.jpgjpg starcrest02.jpg manage 159 K 20 Jun 2017 - 03:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
starcrest03.jpgjpg starcrest03.jpg manage 135 K 21 Jun 2017 - 02:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
starcrest04.jpgjpg starcrest04.jpg manage 122 K 21 Jun 2017 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
starcrest05.jpgjpg starcrest05.jpg manage 175 K 21 Jun 2017 - 21:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
starcrest06.jpgjpg starcrest06.jpg manage 168 K 01 Jan 2023 - 21:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
starcrest060.jpgjpg starcrest060.jpg manage 165 K 09 Jan 2023 - 04:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
starcrest061.jpgjpg starcrest061.jpg manage 147 K 23 Jan 2023 - 13:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
starcrest4.jpgjpg starcrest4.jpg manage 506 K 15 Aug 2017 - 03:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
starcrest7.jpgjpg starcrest7.jpg manage 58 K 14 Jul 2013 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
starcrest8.jpgjpg starcrest8.jpg manage 69 K 14 Nov 2013 - 21:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
starcrest9.jpgjpg starcrest9.jpg manage 72 K 24 Jan 2014 - 17:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
starcrestTIF.jpgjpg starcrestTIF.jpg manage 51 K 05 Dec 2011 - 23:06 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
starcrest_fl.jpgjpg starcrest_fl.jpg manage 36 K 02 Jul 2011 - 16:26 IrisP  
starcrestrhoades.jpgjpg starcrestrhoades.jpg manage 121 K 30 Jan 2022 - 13:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades-Taken at 2015 AIS National Convention -Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r34 - 20 Feb 2023, DougChyz
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