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■(TB) 'True Spirit'

2004, Tasco

'True Spirit' ( Richard Tasco, R. 2003). Seedling# 96-TB-10-02. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards light honey tan, edge darker; style arms light lemon yellow, light violet along midrib, stigma violet; falls dark cherry wine edged lighter, intricate white netted pattern around and below beard; beards light brown and lemon yellow hair tips on white base, golden yellow in throat; ruffled; foliage base purple; slight sweet fragrance. 'Splashacata' X 'Wild Jasmine'. Superstition 2004

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From AIS Bulletin #333 April 2004 Introducing TRUE SPIRIT (Tasco 2004) TB, 34", EM. Seedling # 96-TB-10-02. Light honey tan standards edged darker; dark cherry wine falls edged lighter, intricate white netting pattern around and below beard. Beard is deep golden yellow in the throat and is white at the end tipped light brown and lemon yellow. A moderately ruffled recessive plicata with 3 branches and 7-to-1O buds; slight sweet fragrance and purple based foliage. Splashacata X Wild Jasmine. $45.0D-or-3/$90.00. Superstition Iris Gardens.


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-27
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BHP_1554-X2_true_spirit.jpgjpg BHP_1554-X2_true_spirit.jpg manage 169 K 19 Feb 2016 - 20:40 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
TRUESPIRIT01.jpgjpg TRUESPIRIT01.jpg manage 147 K 07 Dec 2015 - 23:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
TRUE_SPIRIT_Tasco_2004_TB.jpgjpg TRUE_SPIRIT_Tasco_2004_TB.jpg manage 56 K 03 Jan 2010 - 00:36 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Richard Tasco
TrueSpirit.jpgjpg TrueSpirit.jpg manage 47 K 28 Nov 2010 - 08:48 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
TrueSpirit01.jpgjpg TrueSpirit01.jpg manage 45 K 26 Sep 2014 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
TrueSpirit02.jpgjpg TrueSpirit02.jpg manage 89 K 15 Apr 2014 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
TrueSpirit04.jpgjpg TrueSpirit04.jpg manage 78 K 15 Apr 2014 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
TrueSpirit05.jpgjpg TrueSpirit05.jpg manage 54 K 11 Apr 2015 - 13:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
TrueSpirit06.jpgjpg TrueSpirit06.jpg manage 60 K 11 Apr 2015 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
TrueSpirit1.JPGJPG TrueSpirit1.JPG manage 196 K 01 Sep 2016 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Shady Spot
TrueSpirit_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TrueSpirit_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 68 K 20 Mar 2010 - 08:05 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
TrueSpirit_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg TrueSpirit_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 63 K 10 Nov 2010 - 07:51 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
True_Spirit_x.jpgjpg True_Spirit_x.jpg manage 32 K 10 Jan 2010 - 01:30 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
truespirit01.jpgjpg truespirit01.jpg manage 196 K 13 Apr 2017 - 13:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
truespirit02.jpgjpg truespirit02.jpg manage 81 K 25 Aug 2015 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
truespirit03.jpgjpg truespirit03.jpg manage 46 K 19 Oct 2015 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
truespirit08SPI.jpgjpg truespirit08SPI.jpg manage 56 K 17 Apr 2010 - 03:34 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
truespirit1.JPGJPG truespirit1.JPG manage 171 K 13 May 2016 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
truespirit6.jpgjpg truespirit6.jpg manage 90 K 11 Jul 2019 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
truespirit9.jpgjpg truespirit9.jpg manage 75 K 16 Nov 2013 - 11:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
truespirit_tasco.jpgjpg truespirit_tasco.jpg manage 72 K 13 Jan 2010 - 17:01 Main.avmoran  
Topic revision: r34 - 30 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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