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■(TB) 'American Original'

2014, Tasco

'American Original' (Richard Tasco, R. 2014), Seedling 08-TB-08-28. TB, 41" (104 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards yellow-white ground barely visible in center and edges, dark burgundy wash covers most of petal; style arms amber-gold, brown-brick red crests and blush at midrib; Falls yellow-white ground edged with very wide burgundy plicata wash and dots, cold white area showing through in center; beard hairs based white, tips golden red-brown; moderately ruffled; medium purple based foliage; pronounced citrus fragrance. 'Spice Lord' X seedling 05-TB-05-17: ('Innirishow' x 'Temporal Anomaly'). Superstition 2014. Honorable Mention 2016.

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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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2014-01-27
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AMERICANORIGINAL03.jpgjpg AMERICANORIGINAL03.jpg manage 865 K 11 Dec 2016 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
American-Original9.jpgjpg American-Original9.jpg manage 118 K 26 Oct 2021 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
American-Original90.jpgjpg American-Original90.jpg manage 105 K 26 Oct 2021 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
AmericanOriginal01.JPGJPG AmericanOriginal01.JPG manage 56 K 13 Apr 2016 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
american_Original_em.jpgjpg american_Original_em.jpg manage 363 K 25 Nov 2019 - 15:10 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
americanoriginal01.jpgjpg americanoriginal01.jpg manage 67 K 27 Jan 2014 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
americanoriginal03.jpgjpg americanoriginal03.jpg manage 323 K 22 Jun 2021 - 20:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
americanoriginal05.JPGJPG americanoriginal05.JPG manage 366 K 22 May 2019 - 19:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Superstition Iris Gardens
americanoriginal09.JPGJPG americanoriginal09.JPG manage 245 K 08 Jun 2022 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
americanoriginal090.JPGJPG americanoriginal090.JPG manage 271 K 05 Jun 2023 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
americanoriginal091.JPGJPG americanoriginal091.JPG manage 321 K 24 Jul 2023 - 19:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
americanoriginal1.JPGJPG americanoriginal1.JPG manage 215 K 19 May 2016 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
americanoriginal6.jpgjpg americanoriginal6.jpg manage 200 K 23 Apr 2018 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
americanoriginal7.jpgjpg americanoriginal7.jpg manage 245 K 05 Jul 2019 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
americanoriginal8.jpgjpg americanoriginal8.jpg manage 252 K 31 May 2021 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r24 - 24 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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