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■(SIB) 'Purring Tiger'

2017, Schafer/Sacks

'Purring Tiger' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2017). Seedling# S11-16-3. SIB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium smoky-purple; style arms dark red-violet; falls smoky soft purple over yellow, darker veins, large yellow signal veined purple. 'Theme and Variation' X seedling# S98-16-2 'Carnivalito' sibling. Joe Pye Weed 2017. Honorable Mention 2021.

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Photo by Joe Pye WeedDetail of photo by Betsy HigginsPhoto by Joe Pye WeedPhoto by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye WeedPhoyo by Chad Harris at the 2018 Siberian/Species Convention.Photo by K. Brewitt - 2018 Siberian/Species Conv. Hunt Valley, MDPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by K. Brewitt - 2018 Siberian/Species Conv. Hunt Valley, MD


From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2017: PURRING TIGER - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S11-16~3), M, 24". A flower of contrasts - soft purple with bold stripes on giant yellow signals. Mid-purple standards and redder-violet shading in the styles unify the flower. Color holds well. Strong upright plant, five buds on one or two branches. A dramatic clump presentation.Theme And Variation X S08-16-2, sib to Carnivalito. $35.00


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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PurringTiger18.JPGJPG PurringTiger18.JPG manage 140 K 22 Jul 2018 - 18:11 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt - 2018 Siberian/Species Conv. Hunt Valley, MD
SIBPurringTiger18.JPGJPG SIBPurringTiger18.JPG manage 334 K 22 Jul 2018 - 18:15 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt - 2018 Siberian/Species Conv. Hunt Valley, MD
purringtiger01.JPGJPG purringtiger01.JPG manage 174 K 18 Mar 2017 - 01:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
purringtiger01bh.JPGJPG purringtiger01bh.JPG manage 62 K 20 Mar 2017 - 13:23 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
purringtiger02.JPGJPG purringtiger02.JPG manage 212 K 18 Mar 2017 - 01:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
purringtiger020.JPGJPG purringtiger020.JPG manage 333 K 24 Feb 2024 - 22:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
purringtiger1.JPGJPG purringtiger1.JPG manage 1 MB 28 Jul 2018 - 21:51 TerryLaurin Phoyo by Chad Harris at the 2018 Siberian/Species Convention.
purringtiger5.JPGJPG purringtiger5.JPG manage 277 K 15 Jun 2023 - 20:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 24 Feb 2024, TerryLaurin
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