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■(TB) 'Apparent Secret'

2001, Innerst

'Apparent Secret' ( Sterling Innerst, R. 2000). Seedling 4995-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards medium yellow; falls fancy patterned with various shades of purple, 1/4" yellow rim; beards lemon. 'Boogie Woogie' X 'Helen Leader'. Innerst 2001. Honorable Mention 2005.

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From AIS Bulletin #321 April 2001 Introducing APPARENT SECRET, TB, 36". sdlg # 4995-1, M-L. (Boogie Woogie X Helen Leader). Yellow (mid) standards, falls fancy patterned several shades of purple with 1/4" yellow rim. Eleven buds with super branching. Vigor galore. Fertile both ways. Very BRIGHT. $40.00. Sterling Innerst.


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 - 2010-09-17
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ApparantSecret09.jpgjpg ApparantSecret09.jpg manage 241 K 10 Feb 2021 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
ApparentSecret01.jpgjpg ApparentSecret01.jpg manage 56 K 01 Oct 2014 - 01:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
ApparentSecret6.jpgjpg ApparentSecret6.jpg manage 61 K 27 Nov 2013 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
ApparentSecret8.jpgjpg ApparentSecret8.jpg manage 77 K 19 Mar 2014 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
apparantsecret1.jpgjpg apparantsecret1.jpg manage 38 K 21 Nov 2018 - 20:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
apparantsecret2.jpgjpg apparantsecret2.jpg manage 48 K 21 Nov 2018 - 20:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
apparantsecret3.jpgjpg apparantsecret3.jpg manage 32 K 21 Nov 2018 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
apparent01.jpgjpg apparent01.jpg manage 83 K 12 May 2015 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
apparent_secret-X2.jpgjpg apparent_secret-X2.jpg manage 305 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:19 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
apparent_secret_64.jpgjpg apparent_secret_64.jpg manage 64 K 22 Nov 2010 - 23:50 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
apparent_secret_66.jpgjpg apparent_secret_66.jpg manage 68 K 22 Nov 2010 - 23:50 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
apparentsecret.jpgjpg apparentsecret.jpg manage 70 K 01 Jan 2011 - 12:30 Main.avmoran  
apparentsecret01.jpgjpg apparentsecret01.jpg manage 59 K 29 Nov 2014 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
apparentsecret03.jpgjpg apparentsecret03.jpg manage 79 K 19 Sep 2015 - 12:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
apparentsecret5.jpgjpg apparentsecret5.jpg manage 34 K 28 Mar 2013 - 17:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
apparentsecret7.JPGJPG apparentsecret7.JPG manage 75 K 20 Nov 2023 - 15:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National Convention
apparentsecret9.JPGJPG apparentsecret9.JPG manage 198 K 12 Jul 2023 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r27 - 20 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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