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■(IB) 'Andi'

1974, Lankow

'Andi' (Carol Lankow, R. 1973). Seedling #L805-1., R. IB, 19" (48 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards bright butterscotch gold; falls henna brown, edged butterscotch gold; bright orange beard. 'Olympic Torch' X 'Knotty Pine'. Riverdale Iris 1974. High Commendation 1972; Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing ANDI, IB, 19". $7.50. Sdlg. 73-528: (Olympic Torch X Knotty Pine). HC 1972. We have watched Carol's work for several years, but she is such a perfectionist that this is her first introduction. We are proud of it. Bright butterscotch gold standards. Falls washed or overlaid henna-brown, paling to the color of the standards at the edges, with a gold midrib. Broad, ruffled, and widely flaring. Good substance. Softly scented. Riverdale Iris Gardens.
'Andi' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BrockHeilman - 2009-12-11
  • Ib 'Andi' bloomed approximately May 23 - June 3, 2017 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b. It does have Purple Based Foliage at least during and after bloom. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 01 Aug 2017
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2017-05-25 151IB Andi (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 151IB Andi (2).jpg manage 129 K 26 Apr 2018 - 16:46 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Ib 'Andi' - Photo taken at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum May 25, 2017, by Holly Johnson
2017-05-25 152IB Andi (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 152IB Andi (2).jpg manage 139 K 26 Apr 2018 - 16:47 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of Ib 'Andi'. Photo by Holly Johnson
2017-05-25 154IB Andi (2).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 154IB Andi (2).jpg manage 159 K 26 Apr 2018 - 16:54 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 View of style arms of Ib 'Andi'. Photo by Holly Johnson
20170519_123048IB Andi (2).jpgjpg 20170519_123048IB Andi (2).jpg manage 98 K 26 Apr 2018 - 16:55 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud of Ib 'Andi'. Photo taken by Holly Johnson
20170621_122315 IB Andi (3).jpgjpg 20170621_122315 IB Andi (3).jpg manage 199 K 26 Apr 2018 - 16:55 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Ib 'Andi' has Purple Based Foliage at least during and after flowering. This photo was taken June 21, 2017, by Holly Johnson
Andi01.JPGJPG Andi01.JPG manage 72 K 24 Sep 2014 - 01:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
andi03.JPGJPG andi03.JPG manage 60 K 23 Jun 2014 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
andi1-10.jpgjpg andi1-10.jpg manage 61 K 09 Jul 2010 - 16:47 Main.mikeu Andi by Mike Unser
andi1-10jb.jpgjpg andi1-10jb.jpg manage 39 K 07 Apr 2016 - 14:32 Main.Harloiris Detail of Mike Unser photo
andi2-10.jpgjpg andi2-10.jpg manage 42 K 09 Jul 2010 - 16:47 Main.mikeu Andi by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r18 - 21 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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