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■ (SPEC) 'Tourist'

2003, Schafer/Sacks

'Tourist' (Marty Schafer and Jan Sacks, R. 2003) Seedling #SP93-40-1. SPEC (setosa), 22" (56 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards tiny, 1/2", red violet with white tip; style arms pearly, violet midrib and curled crests; falls violet (RHS 86B) veined darker (86A), dark violet (89B) flash below light yellow signal neatly veined violet; slight sweet fragrance. Parentage unknown; seed from SIGNA. Joe Pye Weed 2003. Honorable Mention 2008; Award Of Merit 2012. See below:

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From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2003: TOURIST- SPEC/. setosa. Schafer/Sacks, 22", M. I. setosa is one of the most well traveled species - native to Alaska, China, Russia, Japan, and the upper east coast of North America. This is a very fine selection of setosa - classic tiny bristles for standards, violet falls (RHS 868) with darker veins and a flash of dark violet just below the signal which is an unusual (at least to us) light yellow rather than white. The plant is vigorous, but not a thug. It has superb branching with seven to eight buds. Slight sweet fragrance. From SIGNA seed. $20.00

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Tourist.jpgjpg Tourist.jpg manage 99 K 20 Jun 2013 - 18:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Tourist1.jpgjpg Tourist1.jpg manage 61 K 20 Jun 2013 - 18:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
tourist01.JPGJPG tourist01.JPG manage 95 K 21 Oct 2014 - 02:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
tourist02.JPGJPG tourist02.JPG manage 106 K 21 Oct 2014 - 02:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
tourist5.JPGJPG tourist5.JPG manage 276 K 24 Apr 2024 - 18:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
tourist50.JPGJPG tourist50.JPG manage 269 K 24 Apr 2024 - 18:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r11 - 24 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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