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■(TB) 'Twin Cities'

2011, Sutton

'Twin Cities' (Michael Sutton, R. 2009). Seedling# U-254-A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards chartreuse veined and edged white; style arms yellow; falls white around beards blending to violet-blue starburst which becomes plum purple, 1/4" pale violet-blue rim on upper half, golden tan rim on lower half of petal; beards orange in throat, old gold in middle, lavender at end; serrated; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling# S-481-A: ('Connie Sue' x Ghio seedling# 98-3F, sibling to 'Applause Line' pollen parent) X 'Mountain Sunrise'.Sutton's Iris Gardens 2011.

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Photo by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by SuttonPhoto by Country Delight IrisTaken at SuttonPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United KingdomPhoto by Eugene Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Eugene Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Eugene Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine

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Culture

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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TwinCities04.JPGJPG TwinCities04.JPG manage 134 K 09 Dec 2016 - 16:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
TwinCities2.jpgjpg TwinCities2.jpg manage 94 K 04 Aug 2013 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
TwinCities250411.jpgjpg TwinCities250411.jpg manage 26 K 28 Jun 2013 - 01:59 ColleenModra Taken at Sutton's Gardens - Colleen Modra
twincities01.jpgjpg twincities01.jpg manage 61 K 03 Mar 2015 - 22:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
twincities02.jpgjpg twincities02.jpg manage 92 K 19 Apr 2015 - 01:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
twincities08.JPGJPG twincities08.JPG manage 252 K 29 Dec 2020 - 02:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
twincities09.jpgjpg twincities09.jpg manage 550 K 12 Jan 2020 - 04:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
twincities2.jpgjpg twincities2.jpg manage 630 K 06 Jan 2016 - 14:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
twincities3.JPGJPG twincities3.JPG manage 65 K 01 Feb 2014 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
twincities4.JPGJPG twincities4.JPG manage 61 K 01 Feb 2014 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
twincities8.JPGJPG twincities8.JPG manage 236 K 02 Jul 2024 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Lynn Owen-Welshpool-United Kingdom
twincities9.jpgjpg twincities9.jpg manage 69 K 25 Jul 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
twincities90.jpgjpg twincities90.jpg manage 77 K 25 Jul 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
twincities91.jpgjpg twincities91.jpg manage 97 K 25 Jul 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
twincities92.jpgjpg twincities92.jpg manage 131 K 25 Jul 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
Topic revision: r26 - 02 Jul 2024, TerryLaurin
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