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■(TB) 'Homebody'

2011, Johnson

'Homebody' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2011). Seedling TA31A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards medium buff-salmon; style arms salmon buff; falls medium buff salmon, violet flash around bright orange beard; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance. ' Decadence' X 'House Warming'. Mid-America 2011.

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Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Iris Society of Minnesota annual show, June 3, 2017.by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USAPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.Photo by LauerPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Irina Gutova

References

From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2011: HOMEBODY (T.Johnson ‘11) TB Midseason-Very Late 40”(102 cm) Even though she may be a Homebody, she still fixes herself up, including her hallmark bright orange lipstick, just in case a visitor should drop by. Amply ruffled and laced flowers are medium buff salmon with accenting violet flash around those orange beards. Hafts are slightly darker. Excellent growth provides many stalks in a clump with 2 branches and about 7 buds. Sdlg. T31A: Decadence X House Warming. $50.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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
20170603_123900 TB Homebody (2RS).jpgjpg 20170603_123900 TB Homebody (2RS).jpg manage 141 K 07 Oct 2017 - 02:49 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Iris Society of Minnesota annual show, June 3, 2017.
HOMEBODY_EI.jpgjpg HOMEBODY_EI.jpg manage 77 K 07 Sep 2015 - 19:03 Main.ruiris Photo by Irina Gutova
Homebody.jpgjpg Homebody.jpg manage 73 K 01 Dec 2011 - 12:29 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
Homebody01.JPGJPG Homebody01.JPG manage 131 K 13 Mar 2016 - 20:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perrenial Farm-Owen Sound,Ont.
homebody01.jpgjpg homebody01.jpg manage 36 K 28 Jul 2014 - 13:09 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
homebody02.jpgjpg homebody02.jpg manage 89 K 06 Jul 2013 - 13:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
homebody03.jpgjpg homebody03.jpg manage 687 K 02 Jan 2016 - 04:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
homebody04.jpgjpg homebody04.jpg manage 146 K 18 Mar 2017 - 18:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
homebody3.jpgjpg homebody3.jpg manage 72 K 09 Nov 2013 - 16:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
homebody6.jpgjpg homebody6.jpg manage 554 K 26 Dec 2019 - 22:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
homebody7.JPGJPG homebody7.JPG manage 262 K 03 Dec 2020 - 22:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
homebody8.JPGJPG homebody8.JPG manage 269 K 03 Dec 2020 - 22:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r25 - 25 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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