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■(IB) 'Absolute Perfection'

2023, Black

'Absolute Perfection' (Paul Black, R. 2023) Seedling AA277A, IB, 25" (63.5 cm) Early to late bloom. Standards. iridescent dark purple center, blending to wide purple black band, small white with dark purple plicata dots in lower center; style arms mid-dark purple, dark purple crest; falls white center ground, dark purple heavily mottled plicata dots in hafts, wide dark purple black plicata band, sparse mid purple sanded veins over center and stripe down center; beards dark purple base, dark burnt orange in throat, dark purple ends; pronounced musky fragrance. 'Midnight Velvet' X 'Lap of Luxury'. Mid-America Garden 2023.

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Online catalog pagePhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Mid-America Garden


'Absolute Perfection' 2023 catalog page
Mid-America Garden


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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Absolute Perfection _ Mid-America Garden I. 2023.jpgjpg Absolute Perfection _ Mid-America Garden I. 2023.jpg manage 273 K 28 Aug 2023 - 20:34 DougChyz Online catalog page
absoluteperfection5.JPGJPG absoluteperfection5.JPG manage 62 K 05 Jun 2024 - 20:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
absoluteperfection9.jpgjpg absoluteperfection9.jpg manage 155 K 13 Dec 2022 - 14:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
absoluteperfection90.jpgjpg absoluteperfection90.jpg manage 246 K 13 Dec 2022 - 14:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
absoluteperfection91.jpgjpg absoluteperfection91.jpg manage 360 K 13 Dec 2022 - 14:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
soluteperfection7.JPGJPG soluteperfection7.JPG manage 171 K 13 May 2023 - 20:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Mid-America Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 05 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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