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■(TB) 'Blackberry Tease'

2004, Johnson

'Blackberry Tease' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2003). Seedling# Ti34D. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards dark purple black, center white with near-overall dark purple black sanding; style arms dark purple, violet midrib, tan edge; falls white to cream ground, dark plum plicata haft, red violet sanded veins beside beard, 1/2" dark charcoal purple band, 1/2" sanded plicata-veined inner band; beards dark purple at end, burnt orange, to orange in throat; heavily ruffled; pronounced musky fragrance. 'Silk Brocade' X 'Epicenter'. Mid-America 2004. Honorable Mention 2006.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_7179-X2_blackberry_tease.jpgjpg BHP_7179-X2_blackberry_tease.jpg manage 199 K 20 Feb 2016 - 23:06 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
BLEKBERRITIZ.jpgjpg BLEKBERRITIZ.jpg manage 288 K 08 Oct 2017 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
BlackberryTease7.jpgjpg BlackberryTease7.jpg manage 44 K 27 Nov 2013 - 20:08 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
BlackberryTeaseCT.jpgjpg BlackberryTeaseCT.jpg manage 69 K 27 Oct 2011 - 19:08 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Blackberry_Tease.jpgjpg Blackberry_Tease.jpg manage 40 K 28 Jan 2010 - 12:35 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Blackberry_Tease_Clump_1_1.jpgjpg Blackberry_Tease_Clump_1_1.jpg manage 62 K 30 Dec 2009 - 05:35 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Blackberry Tease' by Heidi Soroken
blackberrytease01.jpgjpg blackberrytease01.jpg manage 60 K 26 Aug 2014 - 01:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
blackberrytease02.jpgjpg blackberrytease02.jpg manage 730 K 30 Dec 2015 - 03:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
blackberrytease05.jpgjpg blackberrytease05.jpg manage 73 K 10 Jul 2013 - 00:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
blackberrytease4.jpgjpg blackberrytease4.jpg manage 39 K 29 Mar 2013 - 02:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
blackberrytease5.JPGJPG blackberrytease5.JPG manage 310 K 12 Mar 2024 - 12:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
blackberrytease6.jpgjpg blackberrytease6.jpg manage 99 K 04 Nov 2013 - 22:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r25 - 12 Mar 2024, TerryLaurin
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