■(SIB) 'Ginger Twist'
( Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks
, 2009). Seedling S02-9-10, height 30", Early bloom. Standards lavender (RHS 76 A/C), darker dappling; style arms pale gold with pearly pale lavender area between midrib and yellow edge; Falls pinkish-brown gold, red purple speckles overall; brighter gold stitching on edges, large bright yellow signal veined pinkish-brown gold; small flowers; pronounced sweet fragrance. S99-43-10: (S96-45-1: (S92-75-15, 'Off She Goes'
sibling x 'Tom Schaefer'
) x S96-40-3, 'Lady’s Chain'
sibling) X S99-31-10: (S96-40-3, 'Creme Caramel'
sibling x S96-22-06, 'Floating Candles'
sibling). Joe Pye Weed 2009. Franklin Cook Cup 2010
, Honorable Mention 2012, Walther Cup 2012
, Award of Merit 2014
, Morgan-Wood Medal 2016
Layers of color - lavender standards, ginger Falls, speckles all over and pearly pale gold styles - are complimented by a strong sweet fragrance. Small flowers in abundance, carried well above the sturdy foliage, five to seven buds per stalk, excellent clump.
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- Siberian, 'Ginger Twist', was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 2-10, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 08 Aug 2017