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■(TB) 'Amethyst Midnight'

2010, Headrick

'Amethyst Midnight' (David Headrick, R. 2009). Seedling 07-A-10. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards deep blue-violet, wavy ruffles; style arms blue violet; Falls deep amethyst-purple, lighter at hafts and edges, deeper purple striping at hafts; beards golden in throat, yellow in middle, blue white at end; slight sweet fragrance. 'Victoria Falls' X 'Romantic Evening'. His Iris Garden 2010.

See below:

amethystmidnight2010.jpgamethystmidnight4.jpgAmethystMidnight by JanLauritzen.jpgAmethystMidnight by JanLauritzen 2.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-06-10
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AmethystMidnight_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg AmethystMidnight_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 06 Sep 2011 - 06:21 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
AmethystMidnight_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg AmethystMidnight_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 76 K 06 Sep 2011 - 06:22 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
amethystmidnight2010.jpgjpg amethystmidnight2010.jpg manage 70 K 29 Jan 2011 - 19:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by His Iris Garden
amethystmidnight4.jpgjpg amethystmidnight4.jpg manage 74 K 18 Jul 2013 - 22:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by His Iris Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 06 Dec 2021, BobPries
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