■(TB) 'True Patriot'
, R. 2016). Seedling AM-07/2977-1. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms ice white; falls french blue, darker veining and shoulders; beards carrot; ruffled; serrated; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling AM-03/1250-1: (seedling AM-99/0393-2: ('Acoma'
x 'Twilight Blaze'
) x Seedling AM-99/0387-1: ('Twilight Blaze'
)) X 'Gypsy Lord'
. Sutton 2017. Honorable Mention 2021
| From Sutton’s Iris Garden, 2017: TRUE PATRIOT (A. Mego ‘17) TB 37” M. Stunning! Ruffled ice white standards preside over ruffled French blue falls that have darker veining and shoulders. Vivid carrot orange beards virtually glow on the wonderfully formed falls. Excellent branching and bud count with 7 to 9 buds on near perfect stems. Seedling AM-07/2977-1: AM-03/1250-1: (AM-99/0393-2:(Acoma x Twilight Blaze)) x (AM-99/0387-1: (Twilight Blaze x Conjuration))X Gypsy Lord..$5.0
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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