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■(TB) 'Contemporary Art'

2000, Black

'Contemporary Art' (Paul Black, R. 2000). Seedling# B107A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark blue purple plicata markings covering white ground except around midrib; style arms dark blue purple; falls ivory, narrow dark blue purple stitched rim and dart at end of burnt orange beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Sterling Stitch' X 'Daredevil'. Mid-America 2000. Honorable Mention 2003.

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Photo by Paul BlackPhoto by Paul BlackPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America Gardenby Kgardens : Prague, Republique TchéquePhoto by Mike GreenfieldCONTEMPORARY ART (Black 2000)Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-RussiaPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisTaken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CONTEMPORARY_ART_(Black_2000).JPGJPG CONTEMPORARY_ART_(Black_2000).JPG manage 1 MB 13 Aug 2016 - 16:26 PerryDyer  
ContemporaryArt04.JPGJPG ContemporaryArt04.JPG manage 70 K 22 Mar 2014 - 13:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ContemporaryArtBJ.jpgjpg ContemporaryArtBJ.jpg manage 95 K 04 Feb 2012 - 18:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
Contemporary_Art.jpgjpg Contemporary_Art.jpg manage 46 K 30 Dec 2009 - 20:13 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Contemporary__Art.jpgjpg Contemporary__Art.jpg manage 73 K 01 Feb 2010 - 16:52 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
TbContemporaryArt_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TbContemporaryArt_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 11 Mar 2010 - 07:34 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
contemp01.JPGJPG contemp01.JPG manage 55 K 28 May 2015 - 22:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
contemp02.JPGJPG contemp02.JPG manage 52 K 28 May 2015 - 22:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black
contemp03.JPGJPG contemp03.JPG manage 221 K 25 Feb 2022 - 03:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
contemp030.JPGJPG contemp030.JPG manage 243 K 25 Feb 2022 - 03:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
contemporaryart01.jpgjpg contemporaryart01.jpg manage 181 K 07 Oct 2017 - 02:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
Topic revision: r21 - 09 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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