■(TB) 'Margaret Wilson Thomas'
'Margaret Wilson Thomas'
, R. 2006). Seedling# 97-51A. TB, height 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards light lavender-blue (RHS 97D), darker at base (97A); style arms same, two darker (97A) midrib stripes; falls (97D) veined darker (97A) at hafts and shoulders, ruffled, flared; white beards tipped yellow in middle, deeper golden yellow in throat. 'Misty Twilight'
X seedling# 93-33C: ('Lucie Andry'
x 'Chaste White'
). Winterberry 2009.
Rebloom Reported in: NC, VA USDA zone 6,7
| From AIS Bulletin #353 April 2009 Introducing Margaret Wilson Thomas (D.Spoon). Sdlg. 97-51 A. TB, 34-37" (86-94 cm) 7-15 bud showstalks, EM & very dependable RE (October in zone 6b, bluer fall flowers). S. light lavender-blue (RHS 970), darker at base (97A); style arms same, two darker (97A) midrib stripes; F (97D) veined darker (97A) at hafts and shoulders, ruffled, flared; showy white beards tipped yellow in middle, deeper golden yellow in throat. Very vigorous growth. Wonderful sweet fragrance. Misty Twilight X 93-33C: (Lucie Andry x Chaste White). $45. Winterberry Gardens.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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 transplanted two rhizomes Margaret Wilson Thomas in summer of 2013 in my northern VA garden and both rhizomes almost immediately sent up a rebloom stalk in September!!!
Margaret Wilson Thomas is a beautiful plant, off white with purple marks around the beard in the fall. -- ColinCampbell