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■(TB) 'Team Spirit'

2005, Keppel

'Team Spirit' (Keith Keppel, R. 2004). Seedling# 99-50B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light blue (M&P 41-AB-5); falls royal purple (43-K-11) edge to clematis (42-K-11), lighter and bluer (42-G-11) near beard, small white spray pattern area; beards pinkish red (1-G-11/12); sweet fragrance. Seedling# 96-50J, 'Rio' sibling, X 'Last Laugh'. Keppel 2005. Honorable Mention 2007.

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From AIS Bulletin #336 January 2005 Introducing TEAM SPIRIT EM 36" (Rio sib X Last Laugh). Clean lavender blue and vibrant royal purple bicolor, beards bright coral orange. #99-50B. $45.00. Keith Keppel.


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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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TEAMSPIRIT01.jpgjpg TEAMSPIRIT01.jpg manage 129 K 07 Dec 2015 - 22:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
TEAMSPIRIT02.jpgjpg TEAMSPIRIT02.jpg manage 270 K 12 Jul 2017 - 21:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
TEAM_SPIRIT.jpgjpg TEAM_SPIRIT.jpg manage 67 K 08 Feb 2010 - 12:28 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
TeamSpirit01.jpgjpg TeamSpirit01.jpg manage 40 K 26 Sep 2014 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
TeamSpirit02.jpgjpg TeamSpirit02.jpg manage 50 K 09 Apr 2015 - 21:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
TeamSpirit10.jpgjpg TeamSpirit10.jpg manage 36 K 29 Nov 2013 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
TeamSpirit1c2fcb.jpgjpg TeamSpirit1c2fcb.jpg manage 62 K 23 Feb 2011 - 16:14 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
TeamSpirit_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TeamSpirit_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 17 Feb 2012 - 01:29 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
TeamSpirite9a6bc.jpgjpg TeamSpirite9a6bc.jpg manage 69 K 23 Feb 2011 - 16:15 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
Team_Spirit.jpgjpg Team_Spirit.jpg manage 72 K 30 Dec 2009 - 00:21 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Team Spirit' by Heidi Soroken
Team_Spirit_4_1_1_1.JPGJPG Team_Spirit_4_1_1_1.JPG manage 74 K 30 Dec 2009 - 00:20 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Team Spirit' by Heidi Soroken
Team_Spirit_800_gd.jpgjpg Team_Spirit_800_gd.jpg manage 71 K 20 Aug 2012 - 17:25 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
team-spirit_Hyeres.jpgjpg team-spirit_Hyeres.jpg manage 105 K 29 Oct 2017 - 08:00 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
teamspirit01.jpgjpg teamspirit01.jpg manage 60 K 18 Nov 2014 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
teamspirit02.jpgjpg teamspirit02.jpg manage 41 K 28 Dec 2014 - 19:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
teamspirit03.jpgjpg teamspirit03.jpg manage 74 K 29 Jun 2015 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
teamspirit09.JPGJPG teamspirit09.JPG manage 264 K 08 Nov 2020 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2005 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
teamspirit11.JPGJPG teamspirit11.JPG manage 66 K 01 Feb 2014 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
teamspirit12.JPGJPG teamspirit12.JPG manage 71 K 01 Feb 2014 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
teamspirit8.jpgjpg teamspirit8.jpg manage 60 K 14 Jul 2013 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
teamspirit9.jpgjpg teamspirit9.jpg manage 59 K 16 Nov 2013 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r38 - 30 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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