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■(TB) 'Dancing Star'

2009, Johnson

'Dancing Star' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2009). Seedling TX43A. TB, 39" (99 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms crisp white; Falls ink blue-purple, bold white sunbursts etched dark blue-purple veins, paler edges; beards orange, yellow at end. 'Queen's Circle' X 'Starring'. Mid-America 2009. Honorable Mention 2011; Award of Merit 2013.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: DANCING STAR (T.Johnson 09) TB Early-Midseason 39” (99 cm). Sharp moves, colorful attire and poise are all a part of Dancing Star. Crisp white standards and styles shimmer above dark, inky blue purple falls. Bold white sunbursts are etched with dramatic dark blue purple veins. Paler fall edges create more drama. Spectacular show stalks with 3 branches and 8-10 buds insure success on the show bench. Creates spectacular, showy clumps. Sdlg. TX43A: Queen’s Circle X Starring. $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.

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DANCINGSTAR01.jpgjpg DANCINGSTAR01.jpg manage 137 K 04 Dec 2015 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
DANCINGSTAR02.jpgjpg DANCINGSTAR02.jpg manage 84 K 07 Jul 2017 - 00:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
DANCINGSTAR03.jpgjpg DANCINGSTAR03.jpg manage 111 K 28 Aug 2018 - 19:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
DANCINGSTAR1.JPGJPG DANCINGSTAR1.JPG manage 159 K 22 Nov 2018 - 23:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
DancingStar01.JPGJPG DancingStar01.JPG manage 161 K 25 Aug 2016 - 01:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DancingStar10.jpgjpg DancingStar10.jpg manage 42 K 28 Nov 2013 - 16:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
DancingStar9.jpgjpg DancingStar9.jpg manage 52 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
DancingStarWP.jpgjpg DancingStarWP.jpg manage 412 K 14 Jul 2013 - 14:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
Dancing_Star2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Dancing_Star2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 64 K 02 Jul 2010 - 13:01 BrindaMandella Photo by Brinda Mandella
Dancing_Star_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Dancing_Star_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 52 K 02 Jul 2010 - 13:02 BrindaMandella PHoto by Brinda Mandella
Dancing_Star_KWW.JPGJPG Dancing_Star_KWW.JPG manage 72 K 09 May 2015 - 15:10 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Dancing_Star_TB_TJohnson_09__Queens_Circle_x_Starring.JPGJPG Dancing_Star_TB_TJohnson_09__Queens_Circle_x_Starring.JPG manage 29 K 29 Jan 2010 - 07:46 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Dancing_Star_stalk_TB_TJohnson_09.JPGJPG Dancing_Star_stalk_TB_TJohnson_09.JPG manage 39 K 29 Jan 2010 - 07:46 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
IMG_5118-X2_dancing_star.jpgjpg IMG_5118-X2_dancing_star.jpg manage 137 K 12 Feb 2016 - 09:12 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
dancingstar.jpgjpg dancingstar.jpg manage 71 K 24 Oct 2013 - 23:15 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
dancingstar01.jpgjpg dancingstar01.jpg manage 42 K 06 Aug 2014 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
dancingstar02.JPGJPG dancingstar02.JPG manage 42 K 29 Aug 2014 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
dancingstar03.jpgjpg dancingstar03.jpg manage 70 K 14 Nov 2014 - 00:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
dancingstar04.jpgjpg dancingstar04.jpg manage 89 K 17 Jul 2019 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
dancingstar05.jpgjpg dancingstar05.jpg manage 68 K 12 Sep 2019 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
dancingstar1.jpgjpg dancingstar1.jpg manage 64 K 19 Sep 2016 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
dancingstar11.JPGJPG dancingstar11.JPG manage 69 K 30 Dec 2013 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
dancingstar12.JPGJPG dancingstar12.JPG manage 69 K 30 Dec 2013 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
dancingstar2.jpgjpg dancingstar2.jpg manage 357 K 06 Feb 2017 - 22:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
dancingstar3.jpgjpg dancingstar3.jpg manage 278 K 25 Nov 2017 - 16:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
dancingstar4.jpegjpeg dancingstar4.jpeg manage 77 K 26 Oct 2018 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
dancingstar5.jpgjpg dancingstar5.jpg manage 48 K 31 Mar 2013 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
dancingstar6.jpgjpg dancingstar6.jpg manage 353 K 21 Dec 2019 - 01:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
dancingstar66.jpgjpg dancingstar66.jpg manage 131 K 08 Oct 2020 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
dancingstar7.JPGJPG dancingstar7.JPG manage 41 K 27 Aug 2013 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
dancingstar9.jpgjpg dancingstar9.jpg manage 82 K 08 Nov 2013 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r45 - 23 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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