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■(TB) 'Hooked On A Feeling'

2015, Johnson

'Hooked On A Feeling' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2015). Seedling# TD79A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms gold; falls velvety dark violet blend lighter around and below beard, narrowly banded dark old gold; beards dark marigold ending in dark indigo; sweet fragrance. Seedling# TA 7A: ('Candy Clouds' x 'Bold Encounter') X 'Silk Road'. 2015 Mid-America. Honorable Mention 2017.

Introduced by Mid-America 2015

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growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene SutterPhoto by ElladanPhoto by Mid-America GardenPhoto by South Jersey Iris.Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Eugene Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Eugene Nazarov-UkrainePhoto by Viktor Karpenko-UkrainePhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at Lee WalkerPhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Larry Lauer-Lauer


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2015: HOOKED ON A FEELING (T.Johnson ‘15) TB Midseason 38” (97cm). Here’s a tall showoff for the back of your perennial border. There is no chance it will be overlooked. Gold standards give bold contrast to somber velvety dark violet falls that are blended darker wine purple toward edges and narrowly banded dark old gold. Hafts are dark wine purple. Dark marigold beards end in dark indigo. Well branched and budded. Fast increase. Sdlg. TD79A: (Candy Clouds x Bold Encounter) X Silk Road. BONUS.


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
HookedOnAFeeling01.jpgjpg HookedOnAFeeling01.jpg manage 95 K 11 Sep 2018 - 01:54 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
HookedOnAFeeling9.jpgjpg HookedOnAFeeling9.jpg manage 106 K 21 Apr 2021 - 14:37 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Hooked_on_a_Feeling_DSD_7271.JPGJPG Hooked_on_a_Feeling_DSD_7271.JPG manage 532 K 11 Apr 2023 - 09:44 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
hooked_on_a_feeling_em.jpgjpg hooked_on_a_feeling_em.jpg manage 315 K 23 Dec 2019 - 22:44 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
hookedon01.jpgjpg hookedon01.jpg manage 73 K 18 Feb 2015 - 16:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
hookedonafeeling01.jpgjpg hookedonafeeling01.jpg manage 560 K 27 Dec 2019 - 03:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
hookedonafeeling09.jpgjpg hookedonafeeling09.jpg manage 51 K 23 Jul 2021 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
hookedonafeeling090.jpgjpg hookedonafeeling090.jpg manage 58 K 23 Jul 2021 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
hookedonafeeling1.jpegjpeg hookedonafeeling1.jpeg manage 77 K 16 Oct 2018 - 22:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
hookedonafeeling5.jpgjpg hookedonafeeling5.jpg manage 118 K 08 Jun 2023 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Lee Walker's Garden
hookedonafeeling9.jpgjpg hookedonafeeling9.jpg manage 95 K 24 Jun 2021 - 01:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
Topic revision: r19 - 03 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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