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■(BB) 'Twiggy'

2004, Spoon

'Twiggy' (Donald Spoon, R. 2004). Seedling #99-217A. BB. 26" (66 cm), Early to midseason bloom and re-bloom. Peachy pink with mauve blush self, falls darker shoulders, lavender infusions in center, white area around beard; beards orange; very ruffled. 'Midsummer's Eve' X 'Fancy Woman'. Winterberry 2004. Honorable Mention 2007.

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From AIS Bulletin #333 April 2004 Introducing Twiggy (D. Spoon) BB, 26" (66 cm) EM & RE (Mid July in zone 6b, for us an all-season bloomer), Sdlg. # 99-271A. Very ruffled, peachy pink with mauve blush and darker shoulders. Lavender infusions in the centers of the falls. White areas around orange beards. The foliage, blossoms, stalks, and buds are in pleasing proportion. Vigorous growth. Fertile both ways. (Midsummer's Eve X Fancy Woman). $30. Winterberry 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-01-11
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BBTwiggy.jpgjpg BBTwiggy.jpg manage 63 K 12 Jan 2010 - 02:19 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
Twiggy4.JPGJPG Twiggy4.JPG manage 45 K 01 Aug 2013 - 20:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Gardens
twiggy01.jpgjpg twiggy01.jpg manage 53 K 30 Apr 2015 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
twiggy02.jpgjpg twiggy02.jpg manage 185 K 01 May 2017 - 12:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
twiggy1.jpgjpg twiggy1.jpg manage 16 K 31 Mar 2016 - 17:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell-Iris Hills Farm
twiggy5.JPGJPG twiggy5.JPG manage 259 K 22 Aug 2023 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
twiggy50.JPGJPG twiggy50.JPG manage 165 K 22 Aug 2023 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
twiggy51.JPGJPG twiggy51.JPG manage 146 K 04 Sep 2023 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming August 2023
twiggySPIbb.jpgjpg twiggySPIbb.jpg manage 57 K 17 Apr 2010 - 03:41 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
twiggy_jb.jpgjpg twiggy_jb.jpg manage 70 K 06 Mar 2013 - 23:06 Main.Harloiris photo by Winterberry Iris
Topic revision: r23 - 04 Sep 2023, Harloiris
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