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■(TB) 'Instructor'

1986, Innerst

'Instructor' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1986). Seedling# 1977-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards cream to mid-yellow; falls same, edged mid-blue, blue beard tipped bronze; slight musky fragrance. 'Spinning Wheel' X 'Burgundy Brown'. Honorable Mention 1990, Award of Merit 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing INSTRUCTOR (lnnerst '86) Sdlg. 1977-1. TB, 36", E-M. Spinning Wheel X Burgundy Brown. Excellent clump. Blooms early but has never seemed to mind frost. Standards are cream to mid-yellow. Falls same, edged (plicated) with 1/4" mid-blue; blue tipped bronze beards. 7 to 11 buds. Opens 3 and 4 blooms at a time. Very vigorous, purple based foliage. Fertile both ways. Wide, ruffled form. $25.00. 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- JoelleFRANJEULLE - 2010-06-14
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Instructor09.jpgjpg Instructor09.jpg manage 219 K 25 Sep 2021 - 20:45 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
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Instructor3.jpgjpg Instructor3.jpg manage 21 K 13 Nov 2010 - 19:56 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Instructor5.jpgjpg Instructor5.jpg manage 61 K 06 Sep 2013 - 13:36 UnknownUser Photo by Echo Iris Garden
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Instructor_fl.jpgjpg Instructor_fl.jpg manage 74 K 14 Mar 2011 - 21:11 IrisP  
instructor01.jpgjpg instructor01.jpg manage 59 K 02 Sep 2015 - 03:06 UnknownUser Photo by Wild Iris Rows
instructor02.JPGJPG instructor02.JPG manage 37 K 26 Sep 2015 - 02:33 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
instructor03.jpgjpg instructor03.jpg manage 31 K 16 Jan 2017 - 21:56 UnknownUser Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
instructor04.jpgjpg instructor04.jpg manage 115 K 17 Jul 2019 - 01:38 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
instructor09.JPGJPG instructor09.JPG manage 76 K 20 Aug 2021 - 02:34 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
instructor5.jpgjpg instructor5.jpg manage 73 K 16 Nov 2017 - 23:34 UnknownUser Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
instructor6.jpgjpg instructor6.jpg manage 52 K 11 Dec 2013 - 15:36 UnknownUser Photo by Geles-Lithuania
instructor7.jpgjpg instructor7.jpg manage 68 K 17 Feb 2014 - 21:30 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
instructor8.jpgjpg instructor8.jpg manage 81 K 17 Feb 2014 - 21:28 UnknownUser Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
instructorTIF.jpgjpg instructorTIF.jpg manage 65 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:13 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
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