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■(TB) 'First Interstate'

1990, Schreiner

'First Interstate' (Schreiner, R. 1990). Seedling# S 629-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards yellow (RHS 12A); falls white, yellow (12A) edge and shoulders; beards yellow. Seedling# I 1226-16: ('Soft Moonbeam' x 'New Moon') X seedling# M 591-A: (seedling# K 1250-A: (('Lightning Ridge' x ('Wine And Roses' x 'Gypsy Lullaby')) x ((('Imperial Lilac' sibling x 'Arctic Flame') x 'White Taffeta') x 'Launching Pad')) x 'Piping Hot'). Schreiner 1991. Honorable Mention 1993. Award of Merit 1995.

See below: in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene SutterPhoto by NolaPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaFirst Interstate flPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Delane LangtonPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by His Iris GardenPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris Farmtaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006Photo by Exline Iris GardenTaken in my garden, zone 5b, on May 15, 2010Photo by Seagate Irises UKPhoto by Sandy Ives.Iris First interstateIris First interstateIris First interstate


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 - 2011-03-07

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-02-26
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FIRSTINTERSTATE01.jpgjpg FIRSTINTERSTATE01.jpg manage 132 K 05 Dec 2015 - 03:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
First-Interstate9.jpgjpg First-Interstate9.jpg manage 31 K 30 Oct 2021 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
FirstInterstateEI.jpgjpg FirstInterstateEI.jpg manage 23 K 12 Dec 2012 - 19:33 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
FirstInterstateSI.JPGJPG FirstInterstateSI.JPG manage 233 K 11 Apr 2019 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
FirstInterstate_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg FirstInterstate_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 27 Jan 2012 - 07:36 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
FirstInterstatekp.JPGJPG FirstInterstatekp.JPG manage 44 K 07 Aug 2010 - 16:46 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden, zone 5b, on May 15, 2010
First_Interstate_fl.jpgjpg First_Interstate_fl.jpg manage 37 K 10 Mar 2011 - 04:55 IrisP  
_FirstInterstate_DSD_1833.JPGJPG _FirstInterstate_DSD_1833.JPG manage 375 K 10 Jan 2022 - 10:40 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
first01.jpgjpg first01.jpg manage 103 K 04 May 2015 - 19:26 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
first02.jpgjpg first02.jpg manage 70 K 08 Jun 2015 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
first03.jpgjpg first03.jpg manage 53 K 23 Jun 2015 - 21:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
firstinterstate01.jpgjpg firstinterstate01.jpg manage 221 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton
firstinterstate08.jpgjpg firstinterstate08.jpg manage 76 K 12 Jul 2013 - 02:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
firstinterstate1.JPGJPG firstinterstate1.JPG manage 168 K 24 Feb 2020 - 18:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
firstinterstate10.jpgjpg firstinterstate10.jpg manage 14 K 25 Aug 2013 - 20:27 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
firstinterstate11.jpgjpg firstinterstate11.jpg manage 63 K 08 Nov 2013 - 21:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
firstinterstate2.JPGJPG firstinterstate2.JPG manage 186 K 24 Feb 2020 - 18:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
firstinterstate22.jpgjpg firstinterstate22.jpg manage 53 K 30 Jan 2011 - 00:33 BetsyHiggins Photo by His Iris Garden
firstinterstate3.JPGJPG firstinterstate3.JPG manage 214 K 24 Feb 2020 - 18:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
firstinterstate7.jpgjpg firstinterstate7.jpg manage 41 K 02 Apr 2013 - 03:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
firstinterstate9.jpgjpg firstinterstate9.jpg manage 13 K 23 Aug 2013 - 21:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
firstinterstate91.jpgjpg firstinterstate91.jpg manage 80 K 22 Mar 2021 - 20:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
firstinterstateSG.jpgjpg firstinterstateSG.jpg manage 17 K 02 Dec 2011 - 22:56 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Irises UK
iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (1).JPGJPG iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (1).JPG manage 446 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:05 EliseAMANN Iris First interstate
iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (2).JPGJPG iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (2).JPG manage 532 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:05 EliseAMANN Iris First interstate
iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (3).JPGJPG iris First interstate par Elise AMANN (3).JPG manage 464 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:05 EliseAMANN Iris First interstate
Topic revision: r33 - 07 Feb 2023, EliseAMANN
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