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■(TB) 'Astrology'

2007, Johnson

'Astrology' ( Thomas Johnson, R. 2007). Seedling Tu22B. TB, 33" (84 cm), Early bloom. Standards, style arms and falls buff pink, Standards red violet center wash, falls deep red-violet veins from beard to heavy wash at end; beards burnt orange; ruffled; sweet fragrance. 'Confidante' X 'Crazy For You'. Mid-America 2007. Honorable Mention 2009.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2007: ASTROLOGY - TB, 33" (84 cm), Early. Standards are buff-pink with red-violet wash up centers and edged witha narrow crystalline band. Falls are dark wine-purple with large white veined and mottled centers and hafts. Narrow white margins are stitched and mottled wine-purple. Beards are pink-mauve. ASTROLOGY really stands out in the garden. Sdlg. TU22B: Confidante X Crazy For You. ifc $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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-29
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Astrology.jpgjpg Astrology.jpg manage 59 K 29 Jan 2010 - 16:28 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Astrology_DSD_0149.JPGJPG Astrology_DSD_0149.JPG manage 474 K 13 Jan 2022 - 16:16 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
TBAstrology.jpgjpg TBAstrology.jpg manage 65 K 08 Jan 2011 - 04:15 EleanorHutchison Picture by Snowpeak Iris
astrolgyrhoades.jpgjpg astrolgyrhoades.jpg manage 186 K 02 Feb 2022 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
astrology01.jpgjpg astrology01.jpg manage 67 K 01 Nov 2014 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
astrology02.jpegjpeg astrology02.jpeg manage 97 K 23 Oct 2018 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
astrology08.jpgjpg astrology08.jpg manage 136 K 02 May 2020 - 12:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
astrology09.jpgjpg astrology09.jpg manage 139 K 27 Jan 2020 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
astrology1.JPGJPG astrology1.JPG manage 236 K 23 Feb 2020 - 22:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
astrology2.JPGJPG astrology2.JPG manage 241 K 23 Feb 2020 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
astrology5.jpgjpg astrology5.jpg manage 52 K 28 Mar 2013 - 19:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
astrology6.jpgjpg astrology6.jpg manage 43 K 04 Oct 2013 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
astrology7.jpgjpg astrology7.jpg manage 85 K 03 Nov 2013 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
astrology_64.jpgjpg astrology_64.jpg manage 69 K 23 Nov 2010 - 15:50 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
astrology_66.jpgjpg astrology_66.jpg manage 69 K 23 Nov 2010 - 15:51 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
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