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■(TB) 'Inspired'

2009, Black

'Inspired' (Paul Black, R. 2009). Seedling# M166E. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards medium dusky-pink, crystalline apricot gilt rim; style arms medium peach; falls apricot tan, darker amber texture veins, darker apricot-tan gilt rim; beards bright, fully saturated red-orange; small flowered; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Dolce' X seedling# K256A: ('Flights Of Fancy' x seedling# I144A, 'Fleece As White' sibling). Mid-America 2009. Honorable Mention 2012.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: INSPIRED (Black 09) TB small flowered Early-Midseason 34” (86cm). Inspired demonstrates the versatility Dolce possesses in creating lovely smaller flowered tall bearded irises. Glittering apricot gilt rims encircle medium dusky rose standards. Medium apricot peach styles lead your eye to mid apricot tan falls incised with darker amber texture veins and rimmed apricot gilt. Bushy red orange beards set the falls ablaze. Rapid growth creates massive clumps filled with well branched and budded show stalks. Inspired makes a compelling case that bigger isn't necessarily better. Become Inspired! Sdlg. M166E: Dolce X (Flights of Fancy x Black I144A = Fleece as White sib). $50.00.


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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Inspired04.JPGJPG Inspired04.JPG manage 122 K 25 Aug 2016 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Inspired_KWW.jpgjpg Inspired_KWW.jpg manage 57 K 20 Jan 2017 - 03:06 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; AIS 2012 Convention
Inspired_TB_Black_09_Dolce_X_FLights_of_Fancy_x_semis_Black.jpgjpg Inspired_TB_Black_09_Dolce_X_FLights_of_Fancy_x_semis_Black.jpg manage 64 K 21 Jan 2010 - 15:59 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Inspired_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Inspired_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 31 Aug 2011 - 06:10 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Finnerty Gardens, Victoria, BC, AIS 2011 Convention
Inspired_stalk_TB_Black_09.JPGJPG Inspired_stalk_TB_Black_09.JPG manage 71 K 21 Jan 2010 - 15:59 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
inspired01.jpgjpg inspired01.jpg manage 44 K 02 Sep 2014 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
inspired02.JPGJPG inspired02.JPG manage 43 K 02 Sep 2014 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
inspired03.jpgjpg inspired03.jpg manage 45 K 02 Sep 2014 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
inspired04.jpgjpg inspired04.jpg manage 48 K 15 Nov 2014 - 13:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
inspired05.jpgjpg inspired05.jpg manage 54 K 21 Nov 2014 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
inspired06.JPGJPG inspired06.JPG manage 66 K 19 Feb 2015 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
inspired07.JPGJPG inspired07.JPG manage 65 K 24 Aug 2015 - 15:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
inspired08.jpgjpg inspired08.jpg manage 40 K 01 Oct 2015 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
inspired09.jpegjpeg inspired09.jpeg manage 90 K 24 Dec 2015 - 21:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
inspired1.jpgjpg inspired1.jpg manage 124 K 11 Jun 2019 - 22:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
inspired10.JPGJPG inspired10.JPG manage 169 K 12 Jun 2023 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
inspired2.jpgjpg inspired2.jpg manage 78 K 17 Jul 2019 - 01:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
inspired5.JPGJPG inspired5.JPG manage 72 K 27 Dec 2013 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
inspired6.jpgjpg inspired6.jpg manage 452 K 27 Dec 2019 - 22:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inspired7.JPGJPG inspired7.JPG manage 205 K 04 Dec 2020 - 22:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inspired9.JPGJPG inspired9.JPG manage 117 K 26 Feb 2020 - 15:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r37 - 28 Oct 2023, Af83
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