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■(TB) 'Dialect'

2008, Johnson

'Dialect' ( Thomas Johnson, R. 2007). Seedling Tu167B. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early bloom. Standards rosy orchid, light buff veining, buff yellow edges, deeper buff-orange at base; style arms buff orange sides, violet stripe on either side of buff orange rib, crests buff washed violet; falls deep red-violet, orange wash around central white patch; beards deep tangerine, white at end; ruffled; sweet fragrance. 'Spirit World' X 'New Leaf'. Mid-America 2008. Honorable Mention 2010.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2008: Dialect (T.Johnson 08) TB Early 32” (81cm). Dialect is another stunning variation of the luminata theme. Standards are rosy orchid with diffuse butter edges and veins becoming more prominent at bases. Dark, velvety wine falls have stunning white luminata patches surrounding orange to white beards. Lightly serrated edges are quite appealing. Sdlg. TU167B: Spirit World X New Leaf. $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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DIALECT_(T._Johnson_2008)_(2).JPGJPG DIALECT_(T._Johnson_2008)_(2).JPG manage 699 K 13 Aug 2016 - 17:21 PerryDyer  
Dialect.jpgjpg Dialect.jpg manage 73 K 29 Jan 2010 - 17:55 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Dialect04.JPGJPG Dialect04.JPG manage 176 K 25 Aug 2016 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Dialect09.jpgjpg Dialect09.jpg manage 256 K 20 Apr 2021 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Dialect091.jpgjpg Dialect091.jpg manage 204 K 20 Apr 2021 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Dialect9.jpgjpg Dialect9.jpg manage 246 K 11 Feb 2021 - 12:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
Dialect_2.jpgjpg Dialect_2.jpg manage 70 K 28 Dec 2009 - 02:10 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Dialect' by Heidi Soroken
Dialect_Clump_1_1_1.jpgjpg Dialect_Clump_1_1_1.jpg manage 65 K 28 Dec 2009 - 02:12 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Dialect' by Heidi Soroken
Dialect_KWW.jpgjpg Dialect_KWW.jpg manage 72 K 10 May 2015 - 18:16 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Dialect_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Dialect_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 75 K 07 Sep 2011 - 07:30 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
Dialect_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg Dialect_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 75 K 07 Sep 2011 - 07:38 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
IMG_8855-X2_dialect.jpgjpg IMG_8855-X2_dialect.jpg manage 175 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:40 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
dialect01.JPGJPG dialect01.JPG manage 59 K 29 Aug 2014 - 18:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
dialect02.JPGJPG dialect02.JPG manage 58 K 29 Aug 2014 - 19:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
dialect03.jpgjpg dialect03.jpg manage 646 K 24 Dec 2015 - 15:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
dialect04.jpgjpg dialect04.jpg manage 38 K 31 Jul 2017 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
dialect05.jpgjpg dialect05.jpg manage 95 K 17 Jul 2019 - 19:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
dialect09.JPGJPG dialect09.JPG manage 277 K 13 Apr 2024 - 12:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
dialect1.jpgjpg dialect1.jpg manage 104 K 26 Oct 2017 - 00:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect2.jpgjpg dialect2.jpg manage 112 K 26 Oct 2017 - 00:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect3.jpgjpg dialect3.jpg manage 82 K 26 Oct 2017 - 00:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect4.jpgjpg dialect4.jpg manage 133 K 26 Oct 2017 - 00:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect5.jpgjpg dialect5.jpg manage 135 K 18 Dec 2017 - 20:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect6.jpgjpg dialect6.jpg manage 57 K 08 Nov 2013 - 02:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
dialect7.jpgjpg dialect7.jpg manage 59 K 28 Feb 2014 - 14:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
dialect8.jpgjpg dialect8.jpg manage 113 K 18 Dec 2017 - 20:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
dialect9.jpgjpg dialect9.jpg manage 74 K 13 Mar 2022 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r29 - 13 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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