■(TB) 'Misty Twilight'
, R. 1987). Seedling# D164-102. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason to late bloom and re-bloom. Heavily ruffled pale violet-blue, misty green white center on falls; medium blue beard tipped yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Violet Miracle'
X seedling# B-8-4 RE-SA: ('Cease-Fire'
x 'Sky Hooks'
). Moonshine Gardens 1988.
From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing MISTY TWILIGHT (TB) 38", M-L. Violet Miracle X (Cease-Fire x Sky Hooks). Pale violet-blue with misty green-white centers on F.; blue beards. Very large, well formed, ruffled flowers on towering thick stalks with wide branching. Strength that rivals Violet Miracle, and its rebloom starts even earlier here--early September. $30.00. Moonshine Gardens.
From 1988 Avonbank Gardens catalog: MISTY TWILIGHT (Byers 88) VIOLET MIRACLE X (Cease-Fire x Sky Hooks). Very large pale violet flowers with misty green fall centers and blue beards, on tall show stalks. Incredible vigor. Rebloomed Sept. on in CA.
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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