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■(TB) 'Spot Starter'

2007, Schreiner

'Spot Starter' (Schreiners, R. 2006). Seedling LL 188-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Very early bloom. Dark purple self, white spot around beard; beards white tipped yellow. Seedling GG 399-A: (seedling# AA 290-1: 'Madeira' x seedling# T427-1, 'Wayside’s Joy' sibling) x 'Thunder Spirit') X 'Purple Pleaser'. Schreiner 2007. Honorable Mention 2011.

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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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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-10-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSpotStarter.JPGJPG DSpotStarter.JPG manage 70 K 20 May 2011 - 06:27 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
SPOTSTARTER1.JPGJPG SPOTSTARTER1.JPG manage 154 K 24 Nov 2018 - 04:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
SpotStarter09.jpgjpg SpotStarter09.jpg manage 230 K 29 Sep 2021 - 01:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
SpotStarter5.jpgjpg SpotStarter5.jpg manage 66 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
SpotStarter7.jpgjpg SpotStarter7.jpg manage 61 K 29 Nov 2013 - 19:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
SpotStarter_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SpotStarter_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 62 K 20 Oct 2010 - 21:42 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
rsz_spotstarterjb.jpgjpg rsz_spotstarterjb.jpg manage 71 K 26 Dec 2012 - 16:39 Main.Harloiris photo by Sharon Hall
spotstarter01.jpgjpg spotstarter01.jpg manage 51 K 22 Aug 2014 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
spotstarter02.jpgjpg spotstarter02.jpg manage 62 K 28 Aug 2015 - 00:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
spotstarter03.jpgjpg spotstarter03.jpg manage 24 K 28 Jan 2016 - 14:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
spotstarter04.jpgjpg spotstarter04.jpg manage 24 K 28 Jan 2016 - 14:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
spotstarter09.JPGJPG spotstarter09.JPG manage 231 K 12 Feb 2020 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
spotstarter1.jpgjpg spotstarter1.jpg manage 337 K 03 Dec 2019 - 15:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
spotstarter5.JPGJPG spotstarter5.JPG manage 194 K 18 Aug 2023 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
spotstarter6.jpgjpg spotstarter6.jpg manage 38 K 07 Oct 2013 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
spotstarter7.JPGJPG spotstarter7.JPG manage 226 K 25 Oct 2023 - 21:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
spotstarter9.JPGJPG spotstarter9.JPG manage 96 K 31 Aug 2021 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r29 - 25 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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