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■(TB) 'Juke Box Hero'

2003, Lauer

'Juke Box Hero' (Larry Lauer, R. 2003). Seedling# 453-31. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards bluebird blue (RHS 94B); style arms hyacinth blue; Falls darker bluebird blue, shoulders naples yellow; beards naples yellow at end to orpiment orange in throat; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling# 91-206: ('Speed Limit' x Hager seedling# 4840-36L, 'Rite of Spring' sibling) X 'Twilight Blaze'. Lauer 2003.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-03
  • TB 'Juke Box Hero' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, June 2-13, in 2017. Although I didn't see any purple based foliage at the base of the leaves, there is purple coloring on the spathes of 'Juke Box Hero'. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 15 Sep 2017
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2017-05-25 611TB Juke Box Hero (2RS).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 611TB Juke Box Hero (2RS).jpg manage 112 K 15 Sep 2017 - 03:35 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 The spathe of TB Juke Box Hero. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/25/2017.
20170605_143913TB Juke Box Hero (3RS).jpgjpg 20170605_143913TB Juke Box Hero (3RS).jpg manage 201 K 15 Sep 2017 - 03:31 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of TB Juke Box Hero. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.
20170605_144118TB Juke Box Hero (2RS).jpgjpg 20170605_144118TB Juke Box Hero (2RS).jpg manage 118 K 15 Sep 2017 - 03:33 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud of TB Juke Box Hero. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.
JukeBoxHero02.JPGJPG JukeBoxHero02.JPG manage 63 K 27 Mar 2014 - 23:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
JukeBoxHero03.JPGJPG JukeBoxHero03.JPG manage 69 K 27 Mar 2014 - 23:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
JukeBoxHero04.JPGJPG JukeBoxHero04.JPG manage 66 K 27 Mar 2014 - 23:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
JukeBoxHero14.jpgjpg JukeBoxHero14.jpg manage 66 K 29 Nov 2013 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
JukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg JukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 71 K 05 Nov 2010 - 07:22 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
JukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg JukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 65 K 05 Nov 2010 - 07:22 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Juke_Box_Hero1.jpgjpg Juke_Box_Hero1.jpg manage 91 K 17 Feb 2021 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
Juke_Box_Hero_TB_Larry_Lauer_2003.jpgjpg Juke_Box_Hero_TB_Larry_Lauer_2003.jpg manage 75 K 19 Sep 2014 - 00:38 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Jukebox_Hero.jpgjpg Jukebox_Hero.jpg manage 48 K 03 Jan 2010 - 21:41 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
TbJukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen_4.jpgjpg TbJukeBoxHero_by_JanLauritzen_4.jpg manage 71 K 08 Feb 2012 - 05:53 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
juke_Box_Hero_2011_363_gd.jpgjpg juke_Box_Hero_2011_363_gd.jpg manage 71 K 18 Aug 2012 - 20:29 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
juke_box_heroTIF.jpgjpg juke_box_heroTIF.jpg manage 20 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
juke_box_hero_66.jpgjpg juke_box_hero_66.jpg manage 71 K 06 Dec 2010 - 23:52 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
jukebox02.jpgjpg jukebox02.jpg manage 51 K 20 Feb 2015 - 00:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
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jukeboxhero01.JPGJPG jukeboxhero01.JPG manage 62 K 24 Aug 2015 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
jukeboxhero02.jpgjpg jukeboxhero02.jpg manage 269 K 20 Jun 2017 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
jukeboxhero03.jpgjpg jukeboxhero03.jpg manage 160 K 20 Jun 2017 - 02:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
jukeboxhero04.jpgjpg jukeboxhero04.jpg manage 90 K 06 Jul 2013 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
jukeboxhero05.jpgjpg jukeboxhero05.jpg manage 176 K 21 Jun 2017 - 19:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
jukeboxhero06.jpgjpg jukeboxhero06.jpg manage 107 K 21 Jun 2017 - 19:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
jukeboxhero1.jpgjpg jukeboxhero1.jpg manage 168 K 18 Jun 2019 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
jukeboxhero10.jpgjpg jukeboxhero10.jpg manage 30 K 04 Apr 2013 - 13:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
jukeboxhero12.jpgjpg jukeboxhero12.jpg manage 66 K 13 Jul 2013 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
jukeboxhero13.jpgjpg jukeboxhero13.jpg manage 29 K 05 Oct 2013 - 13:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
jukeboxhero4.jpgjpg jukeboxhero4.jpg manage 83 K 17 Nov 2017 - 00:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
jukeboxhero_jb.jpgjpg jukeboxhero_jb.jpg manage 71 K 20 Feb 2013 - 21:15 Main.Harloiris photo by John Black
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Topic revision: r30 - 17 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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