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■(IB) 'Wind Spirit'

1996/97, Blyth

'Wind Spirit' (Barry Blyth, R. 1996). Seedling #B91-2. IB, 20" (51 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards mauve, shot deep violet; falls deeper mauve, shot metallic bluish mauve violet; beards vibrant tangerine. 'Tangfu' sibling: seedling #Z7-3, 'Toy Kingdom' sibling X 'Electrique'. Tempo Two 1996/97.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IB-Wind-Spirit.jpgjpg IB-Wind-Spirit.jpg manage 35 K 14 Oct 2010 - 14:39 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
IBWindSpirit.jpgjpg IBWindSpirit.jpg manage 72 K 13 Jan 2010 - 18:16 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
WINDSPIRIT01.jpgjpg WINDSPIRIT01.jpg manage 155 K 04 Dec 2015 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
WindSpirit01.jpgjpg WindSpirit01.jpg manage 22 K 18 Jul 2017 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
WindSpirit02.jpgjpg WindSpirit02.jpg manage 82 K 17 Apr 2014 - 17:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WindSpirit03.JPGJPG WindSpirit03.JPG manage 75 K 17 Apr 2014 - 18:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WindSpirit04.jpgjpg WindSpirit04.jpg manage 63 K 17 Apr 2014 - 18:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
WindSpirit1.jpgjpg WindSpirit1.jpg manage 134 K 13 Sep 2017 - 21:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
WindSpiritRI.jpgjpg WindSpiritRI.jpg manage 21 K 17 Dec 2011 - 19:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Richmond Iris Garden, NZ
windspirit01.jpgjpg windspirit01.jpg manage 139 K 26 Nov 2015 - 20:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
windspirit9.jpgjpg windspirit9.jpg manage 212 K 18 Jul 2022 - 13:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tammy Skahan-Ozark Iris Gardens
winspirit1.jpgjpg winspirit1.jpg manage 153 K 12 Jun 2016 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eleanor Hutchison-Manitoba,Canada
Topic revision: r20 - 18 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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