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■(TB) 'Pure-As-The'

1989, Innerst

'Pure-As-The' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1988) Seedling# 2104-13. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled and heavily laced white; cream beard tipped white; slight fragrance. Trill' X 'Laced Cotton'. Innerst 1989. High Commendation 1986; Honorable Mention 1991; Award of Merit 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #273 April 1989 Introducing PURE-AS-THE. Sdlg. 2104-13. TB, 36/1, M-L. Extremely laced pure white. Produces excellent show stalks and blooms over a long period. Medium size blooms, 9-11 buds, very vigorous, semi-flaring, ruffled and fertile both ways. Trill X Laced Cotton. $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.

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-12-07
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PUREASTHE01.jpgjpg PUREASTHE01.jpg manage 132 K 07 Dec 2015 - 16:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
PUREASTHE02.jpgjpg PUREASTHE02.jpg manage 189 K 02 Apr 2021 - 12:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
PureAsTheEI.jpgjpg PureAsTheEI.jpg manage 25 K 17 Dec 2012 - 22:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Pure_As_The_98.jpgjpg Pure_As_The_98.jpg manage 19 K 17 Mar 2012 - 06:50 Pure As The
Pure_As_The_iris_98.jpgjpg Pure_As_The_iris_98.jpg manage 21 K 17 Mar 2012 - 06:50 Pure As The
Pureasthe02.jpgjpg Pureasthe02.jpg manage 66 K 08 Apr 2014 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
pureas02.JPGJPG pureas02.JPG manage 60 K 05 Jul 2014 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
pureas03.jpgjpg pureas03.jpg manage 71 K 27 Jun 2015 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
pureasthe01.jpgjpg pureasthe01.jpg manage 56 K 06 Sep 2014 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
pureasthe02.jpgjpg pureasthe02.jpg manage 131 K 24 Oct 2015 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
pureasthe03.jpgjpg pureasthe03.jpg manage 83 K 30 Mar 2016 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
pureasthe04.jpgjpg pureasthe04.jpg manage 103 K 30 Mar 2016 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
pureasthe05.jpgjpg pureasthe05.jpg manage 50 K 22 Apr 2014 - 20:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
pureasthe06.jpgjpg pureasthe06.jpg manage 76 K 02 Nov 2017 - 12:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
pureasthe07.jpgjpg pureasthe07.jpg manage 77 K 02 Nov 2017 - 12:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
pureasthe08.jpgjpg pureasthe08.jpg manage 90 K 02 Nov 2017 - 12:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
pureasthe09.jpgjpg pureasthe09.jpg manage 123 K 02 Nov 2017 - 12:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
pureasthe3.jpgjpg pureasthe3.jpg manage 118 K 19 Dec 2017 - 23:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
pureasthe4.jpgjpg pureasthe4.jpg manage 45 K 08 Apr 2013 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
pureasthe5.jpgjpg pureasthe5.jpg manage 58 K 13 Oct 2013 - 16:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
pureasthe6.jpgjpg pureasthe6.jpg manage 130 K 05 Jul 2018 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
pureasthe66.jpgjpg pureasthe66.jpg manage 116 K 11 Jul 2020 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
pureasthe7.jpegjpeg pureasthe7.jpeg manage 67 K 24 Oct 2018 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
pureasthe9.JPGJPG pureasthe9.JPG manage 209 K 18 Apr 2023 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1991 AIS Washington DC Convention by Verna Laurin at the Weber Garden
Topic revision: r30 - 18 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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