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■(TB) 'Foolish Act'

2011, Burseen

'Foolish Act' (Tom Burseen, R. 2011). Seedling 08-1195B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards mauve to methyl violet (RHS 85C); style arms mauve, tan edges, purple bases; falls pale blue, washed maize edges, amber gold shoulders; beards orange in throat, light blue in middle, violet blue at end; ruffled; pronounced musky fragrance. 'Notta Lemon' X seedling 06-23: ('Sapphire Halo' x 'Yuppy Puppy'). Burseen 2012.

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Awaiting original catalog description


See: 'Citoyen' progeny PDF (1 Mo)


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FoolishAct.jpgjpg FoolishAct.jpg manage 63 K 25 Feb 2014 - 15:29 BrindaMandella Foolish Act at The Lab, Grand Prairie, TX
FoolishAct1.jpgjpg FoolishAct1.jpg manage 42 K 26 Apr 2016 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Foolish_Act..by_Brinda_Mandella.jpgjpg Foolish_Act..by_Brinda_Mandella.jpg manage 74 K 15 Aug 2013 - 03:01 BrindaMandella Foolish Act by Brinda Mandella
Foolish_Act_by_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Foolish_Act_by_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 80 K 15 Aug 2013 - 02:59 BrindaMandella Foolish Act by Brinda Mandella
foolish01.JPGJPG foolish01.JPG manage 82 K 20 Jan 2015 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ON
foolishact01.JPGJPG foolishact01.JPG manage 80 K 20 Jan 2015 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ON
foolishact02.JPGJPG foolishact02.JPG manage 99 K 02 Dec 2014 - 16:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
foolishact03.JPGJPG foolishact03.JPG manage 60 K 02 Dec 2014 - 16:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
foolishact04.jpgjpg foolishact04.jpg manage 748 K 24 Dec 2015 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
foolishact05.JPGJPG foolishact05.JPG manage 107 K 02 Mar 2016 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.
foolishact06.jpgjpg foolishact06.jpg manage 16 K 10 Aug 2018 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Colin Campbell- Iris Hills Farm.
foolishact1.jpgjpg foolishact1.jpg manage 138 K 05 Apr 2017 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
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