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■(TB) 'Alexander's Ragtime Band'

1994, Gaulter

'Alexander's Ragtime Band' (Larry Gaulter by Bob Brown, R. 1993). Seedling G86-14. TB, height 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards. purple, veined; falls darker velvety purple; white beards over white eyelash area; ruffled. 'Titan's Glory' X 'His Lordship'. Stockton 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

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AlexandarsRagtimeBand06.JPGalexanderragtimeband01.jpgalexanders01.jpgAlexanders Ragtime Band w.jpgAlexandersRagtimeBand01.jpgalexandersragtimeband3.jpgAlexandersRagtimeBand5.jpgAlexandersRagtimeBandEI.jpgAlexandersRagtimeBandN.jpg


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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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AlexandarsRagtimeBand06.JPGJPG AlexandarsRagtimeBand06.JPG manage 281 K 05 Apr 2019 - 18:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
AlexandersRagtimeBand01.jpgjpg AlexandersRagtimeBand01.jpg manage 55 K 27 Sep 2014 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
AlexandersRagtimeBand5.jpgjpg AlexandersRagtimeBand5.jpg manage 42 K 27 Nov 2013 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
AlexandersRagtimeBandEI.jpgjpg AlexandersRagtimeBandEI.jpg manage 42 K 07 Dec 2012 - 19:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
AlexandersRagtimeBandN.jpgjpg AlexandersRagtimeBandN.jpg manage 31 K 21 Oct 2011 - 13:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Alexanders_Ragtime_Band_w.jpgjpg Alexanders_Ragtime_Band_w.jpg manage 39 K 22 Dec 2009 - 17:26 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
alexanderragtimeband01.jpgjpg alexanderragtimeband01.jpg manage 566 K 29 Dec 2015 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
alexanders01.jpgjpg alexanders01.jpg manage 102 K 12 May 2015 - 20:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
alexandersragtimeband3.jpgjpg alexandersragtimeband3.jpg manage 55 K 28 Mar 2013 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r22 - 03 Jan 2022, dougchyz
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