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■(TB) 'Advantage'

2012, Black

'Advantage' (Paul Black, R. 2011) Seedling Q16BR, TB. 35" (89 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards mid-gold, darker gold veins over upper 1/3rd, style arms mid-gold; falls mid-gold heavily washed, dotted, and randomly splashed mahogany; beards mid burnt-orange; slight musky fragrance. Seedling N71A: ('End Of Summer' x 'Mariposa Skies') X 'I'm Back'. Mid America 2012.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2012: ADVANTAGE (Black ‘12) TB Early-Midseason 35” (89cm). For those working with rebloomers and broken color, Advantage should supply some worthy genes to advance your project. All its parents rebloom. Strong vigorous growth produces stalks having 2-3 branches and 7-8 buds. It begs to be paired with Wizard of Odds which is half rebloom blood. It is producing seedlings with heavily saturated color. Sdlg Q16BR: (End of Summer x Mariposa Skies) X I’m Back. $50.00.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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ADVANTAGE9.jpgjpg ADVANTAGE9.jpg manage 243 K 29 Mar 2021 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Advantage8.jpgjpg Advantage8.jpg manage 206 K 10 Feb 2021 - 21:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
Advantage_TB_Black_32.jpgjpg Advantage_TB_Black_32.jpg manage 71 K 20 Nov 2012 - 12:36 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
TBAdvantage_web1_201905lay.jpgjpg TBAdvantage_web1_201905lay.jpg manage 184 K 25 Apr 2020 - 04:09 JeromeBoulon Photo Jérôme Boulon - Laymont - France - May 2019
TBAdvantage_web2_201905lay.jpgjpg TBAdvantage_web2_201905lay.jpg manage 188 K 25 Apr 2020 - 04:10 JeromeBoulon Photo Jérôme Boulon - Laymont - France - May 2019
advantage.jpgjpg advantage.jpg manage 118 K 30 Apr 2019 - 06:00 Main.af.83 Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2019)
advantage01.jpgjpg advantage01.jpg manage 70 K 14 Jun 2015 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
advantage02.jpgjpg advantage02.jpg manage 151 K 18 Jun 2019 - 18:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
advantage6.jpgjpg advantage6.jpg manage 670 K 19 Dec 2019 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
advatage2.jpgjpg advatage2.jpg manage 59 K 12 Oct 2013 - 15:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
Topic revision: r21 - 29 Mar 2021, TLaurin
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