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■(TB) 'Midnight Caller'

1990, Byers

'Midnight Caller' (Monty Byers, R. 1989). Seedling# D45-101. TB, height 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards silky deep purple; falls velvety blackish purple edged lighter; deep violet beard; lightly ruffled. 'Violet Miracle' X 'Evening Mist'. Moonshine Gardens 1990.

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Awaiting original catalog description
 

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Midnight-Caller9.jpgjpg Midnight-Caller9.jpg manage 86 K 01 Nov 2021 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MidnightCaller02.jpgjpg MidnightCaller02.jpg manage 58 K 31 Mar 2014 - 16:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MidnightCallerAA.jpgjpg MidnightCallerAA.jpg manage 30 K 17 Feb 2011 - 20:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
Midnight_Caller_1992_TB.jpgjpg Midnight_Caller_1992_TB.jpg manage 78 K 07 Dec 2011 - 02:40 Main.af.83 Photo IRIS EN PROVENCE - France
midnightcaller4.jpgjpg midnightcaller4.jpg manage 50 K 26 Nov 2013 - 14:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
midnightcallerSG.jpgjpg midnightcallerSG.jpg manage 14 K 03 Dec 2011 - 01:00 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
midnightcallerriley.jpgjpg midnightcallerriley.jpg manage 205 K 10 Nov 2021 - 00:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley1.jpgjpg midnightcallerriley1.jpg manage 198 K 10 Nov 2021 - 00:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley2.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley2.JPG manage 171 K 13 Nov 2021 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley20.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley20.JPG manage 181 K 19 Nov 2021 - 16:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley21.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley21.JPG manage 182 K 22 Nov 2021 - 03:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley22.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley22.JPG manage 304 K 30 Nov 2021 - 13:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Nov. 2021
midnightcallerriley23.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley23.JPG manage 177 K 10 Jan 2022 - 13:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Jan. 2022
midnightcallerriley24.JPGJPG midnightcallerriley24.JPG manage 218 K 12 Jan 2022 - 16:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Jan. 2022
Topic revision: r24 - 12 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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