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■(TB) 'Deep Currents'

2009, Johnson

'Deep Currents' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2009). Seedling TX87A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards dark red-purple, cream centers heavily sanded red purple; style arms dark red-purple; falls cream, black purple bands and hafts, inner circles sanded and dotted lighter red-purple, short red-purple dart at end of smoldering burnt-orange beard; slight fragrance. 'Blackberry Tease' X 'Gallery'. Mid-America 2009. Honorable Mention 2011.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: DEEP CURRENTS (T.Johnson 09) TB Early-Midseason 36”(91cm). Deep Currents is beautifully formed with just the right amount of ruffles and a classy lilt to draw you closer. Standards are dark red purple with cream centers heavily sanded dark red purple. Cream falls have black purple bands and hafts with inner circles of lighter red purple sanding and dotting. Smoldering burnt orange beards end in short red purple darts. Stalks have three well-spaced branches and 8-10 buds. Sdlg. TX87A: (Silk Brocade x Epicenter) X Gallery. $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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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-27
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Deep Currents TB Thomas Johnson 2009.jpgjpg Deep Currents TB Thomas Johnson 2009.jpg manage 347 K 28 Mar 2021 - 15:32 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
DeepCurrents01.jpgjpg DeepCurrents01.jpg manage 67 K 10 Oct 2014 - 03:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
DeepCurrents3.jpgjpg DeepCurrents3.jpg manage 226 K 11 Feb 2021 - 12:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
DeepCurrents4.JPGJPG DeepCurrents4.JPG manage 79 K 06 Aug 2013 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
Deep_Currents_2_1_3_1.jpgjpg Deep_Currents_2_1_3_1.jpg manage 42 K 27 Dec 2009 - 18:57 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Deep Currents' by Heidi Soroken
Deep_Currents_KWW.JPGJPG Deep_Currents_KWW.JPG manage 73 K 10 May 2015 - 18:10 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Deep_Currents_TB_TJohnson_09_Silk_Brocade_x_Epicenter_X_Gallery.jpgjpg Deep_Currents_TB_TJohnson_09_Silk_Brocade_x_Epicenter_X_Gallery.jpg manage 29 K 29 Jan 2010 - 07:50 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
deepcurrent01.jpgjpg deepcurrent01.jpg manage 76 K 14 Nov 2014 - 01:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
deepcurrents3.jpgjpg deepcurrents3.jpg manage 50 K 31 Mar 2013 - 23:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
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