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■(TB) 'Foreigner'

2006, Johnson

'Foreigner' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2006). Seedling# T208B. TB, 45" (114 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dusky beetroot, darker red dotting at base; style arms yellow orange sides, light beetroot crests and center line; falls darker beetroot, lighter wire edge; beards rust; slight fragrance. 'Hook' X 'Romantic Evening'. Mid-America 2006. Honorable Mention 2009.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: FOREIGNER - TB, 45" (114 cm), Midseason. Foreigner comes from a very intersting parentage and brings together the very best of both parents - tall stalks, rock solid vigor and winter hardiness from Hook; lovely form and color from Romantic Evening. Ruffled standards are rich brick-red. Brownish toned black-cherry falls are finished with a paler rims and glittering satin sheen. Closer inspection reveals an extensive network of fine black veins. Yummy caramel-brown beards are the perfect companion. Foreigner is a class act that you will enjoy every year. Sdlg. T208B: Hook X Romantic Evening. $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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Foreigner-2015-3.jpgjpg Foreigner-2015-3.jpg manage 58 K 01 Dec 2015 - 16:23 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Foreigner.jpgjpg Foreigner.jpg manage 45 K 02 Feb 2010 - 07:16 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Foreigner3.jpgjpg Foreigner3.jpg manage 34 K 10 Dec 2013 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
Foreigner4.jpgjpg Foreigner4.jpg manage 53 K 15 Dec 2013 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
Foreigner_EI.JPGJPG Foreigner_EI.JPG manage 78 K 10 Jun 2015 - 09:34 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
Foreigner_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Foreigner_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 03 Jul 2010 - 20:50 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2010 Convention in Madison, WI
IMG_4910-X2_foreigner.jpgjpg IMG_4910-X2_foreigner.jpg manage 293 K 19 Feb 2016 - 21:17 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
foreigner01.jpgjpg foreigner01.jpg manage 254 K 04 Oct 2017 - 21:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
foreigner02.jpgjpg foreigner02.jpg manage 195 K 23 Mar 2016 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
foreigner03.jpgjpg foreigner03.jpg manage 250 K 23 Mar 2016 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
foreigner04.jpegjpeg foreigner04.jpeg manage 89 K 22 Oct 2018 - 01:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
foreigner05.jpgjpg foreigner05.jpg manage 92 K 27 Jul 2019 - 18:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
foreigner09.jpgjpg foreigner09.jpg manage 132 K 18 Jan 2023 - 21:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
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foreigner3.jpgjpg foreigner3.jpg manage 187 K 27 Oct 2017 - 00:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
foreigner4.jpgjpg foreigner4.jpg manage 96 K 27 Oct 2017 - 00:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
foreigner5.jpgjpg foreigner5.jpg manage 142 K 01 Feb 2019 - 12:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
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foreigner9.jpgjpg foreigner9.jpg manage 170 K 30 Mar 2020 - 11:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
foreinger01.jpgjpg foreinger01.jpg manage 62 K 17 Jun 2015 - 18:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
Topic revision: r31 - 24 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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