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■(TB) 'Diversion'

2003, Johnson

'Diversion' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2002). Seedling R130A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Diamond-dusted slate violet, style arms with gold sides; falls with bluish cast around beard; beards orange, tan orange at end; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling N19A: ('Sultry Mood' x 'Conjuration') X seedling N4A: ('Sea Quest' x 'Proud Tradition'). Mid-America, Roris 2003. Honorable Mention 2007.

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Photo By Leon Elliott: My GardenPhoto By Leon Elliott: My GardenPhoto by Malevil Iris GardensPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New ZealandPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New ZealandPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Mike UnserPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Martha RhoadesPhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dphoto by Elladanphoto by ElladandiversionSMDiversion PBF


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DIVERSION-A.jpgjpg DIVERSION-A.jpg manage 124 K 06 Aug 2013 - 01:13 Main.LTE46951 Photo By Leon Elliott: My Garden
DIVERSION.jpgjpg DIVERSION.jpg manage 139 K 06 Aug 2013 - 01:09 Main.LTE46951 Photo By Leon Elliott: My Garden
Diversion01.jpgjpg Diversion01.jpg manage 27 K 19 Jul 2017 - 21:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
Diversion02.jpgjpg Diversion02.jpg manage 128 K 15 Sep 2017 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-Katikati-New Zealand
IMG_20230422_1236532.jpgjpg IMG_20230422_1236532.jpg manage 2 MB 22 Apr 2023 - 17:42 IrisAmoena Diversion PBF
diversion01.jpgjpg diversion01.jpg manage 36 K 11 Aug 2014 - 15:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
diversion02.jpgjpg diversion02.jpg manage 56 K 05 Jan 2015 - 13:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
diversion09.JPGJPG diversion09.JPG manage 237 K 24 Feb 2020 - 16:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
diversion09SPI.jpgjpg diversion09SPI.jpg manage 60 K 19 Mar 2010 - 15:22 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
diversion1-16.jpgjpg diversion1-16.jpg manage 143 K 05 Sep 2016 - 04:26 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
diversion1.jpegjpeg diversion1.jpeg manage 102 K 24 Dec 2015 - 15:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
diversion2-16.jpgjpg diversion2-16.jpg manage 167 K 05 Sep 2016 - 04:26 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
diversion3-16.jpgjpg diversion3-16.jpg manage 418 K 05 Sep 2016 - 04:26 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
diversion5.JPGJPG diversion5.JPG manage 168 K 30 Jun 2022 - 11:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades
diversion6.JPGJPG diversion6.JPG manage 248 K 28 Feb 2020 - 18:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
diversion7.JPGJPG diversion7.JPG manage 255 K 28 Feb 2020 - 18:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
diversion8.jpgjpg diversion8.jpg manage 61 K 13 Oct 2013 - 00:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
diversion9.jpgjpg diversion9.jpg manage 79 K 08 Nov 2013 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
diversionSM.jpgjpg diversionSM.jpg manage 70 K 13 Jan 2011 - 12:57 Main.avmoran  
diversion_64.jpgjpg diversion_64.jpg manage 69 K 29 Nov 2010 - 00:23 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
diversion_66.jpgjpg diversion_66.jpg manage 72 K 29 Nov 2010 - 00:24 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
Topic revision: r36 - 27 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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