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■(TB) 'Instigator'

1976, Brown

'Instigator' (Rex Brown, R. 1975). Seedling# 71-12-2. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards aureolin yellow (Wilson 3/1); falls heliotrope (636/3) with 3/8" band of caramel; yellow beard. Seedling# 69-2-4: ('Gala Affair' x 'Gala Madrid') X 'Punchline'. J. & J. Iris 1976. Honorable Mention 1979.

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Instigator01.JPGinstigator fl.jpgInstigatorBHI.JPG


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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Instigator01.JPGJPG Instigator01.JPG manage 52 K 25 Nov 2014 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
InstigatorBHI.JPGJPG InstigatorBHI.JPG manage 65 K 18 Nov 2011 - 21:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
instigator_fl.jpgjpg instigator_fl.jpg manage 36 K 25 Jan 2012 - 19:26 IrisP  
Topic revision: r12 - 04 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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