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■(BB) 'Dark Harmony'

2019, Aitken

'Dark Harmony' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2018). Seedling 14M22A. BB, 18" (46 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms dark purple; falls same, lighter zonal spot; beards dark purple. Seedling 07M7, unknown, X 'Bubble Bubble'. Aitken 2019. Honorable Mention 2022

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Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New MexicoPhoto by Jeanette Graham at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New MexicoPhoto by Aitken


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
darkharmony09.JPGJPG darkharmony09.JPG manage 223 K 03 May 2022 - 02:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
darkharmony9.JPGJPG darkharmony9.JPG manage 166 K 22 Apr 2022 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham at the 2022 National Convention-Las Cruces-New Mexico
darkharmonybb.jpgjpg darkharmonybb.jpg manage 30 K 02 Mar 2019 - 12:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 18 Aug 2022, BobPries
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