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■(TB) 'True Patriot'

2017, Mego

'True Patriot' (Anton Mego, 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 'Conjuration')) X 'Gypsy Lord'. Sutton 2017. Honorable Mention 2021.

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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

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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
true-patriot_hyeres.jpgjpg true-patriot_hyeres.jpg manage 82 K 22 Nov 2020 - 10:38 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2019)
truepatriot01.jpgjpg truepatriot01.jpg manage 210 K 23 Apr 2020 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
truepatriot08.jpgjpg truepatriot08.jpg manage 142 K 31 Jan 2023 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
truepatriot080.JPGJPG truepatriot080.JPG manage 122 K 12 Jan 2024 - 19:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
truepatriot09.jpgjpg truepatriot09.jpg manage 144 K 15 Jan 2023 - 21:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
truepatriot1.JPGJPG truepatriot1.JPG manage 171 K 29 May 2019 - 22:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
truepatriot5.JPGJPG truepatriot5.JPG manage 276 K 27 Jun 2022 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
truepatriot8.jpgjpg truepatriot8.jpg manage 138 K 02 Jun 2020 - 18:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
truepatriot9.jpgjpg truepatriot9.jpg manage 140 K 02 Jun 2020 - 18:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
truepatriot90.JPGJPG truepatriot90.JPG manage 133 K 11 Jun 2022 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
truepatriot91.JPGJPG truepatriot91.JPG manage 171 K 18 Jun 2023 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
truepatriot92.JPGJPG truepatriot92.JPG manage 163 K 18 Jun 2023 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
truepatriottbmegosutton.jpgjpg truepatriottbmegosutton.jpg manage 141 K 17 Dec 2016 - 19:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r19 - 12 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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