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■(TB) 'Mystery Man'

2023, Keppel

'Mystery Man' (Keith Keppel, R. 2022) Seedling 09-88E, TB, 40" (102 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards perilla purple (M&P 47-J-3), blended coronation (M&P 46-L-8); style arms purple (M&P 47-L-7), wings pyrethrum yellow (M&P 11-L-2); F. dark purple (M&P 48-L-10) at edge, velvety deeper purple (M&P 56-C-12) remainder, white near beard; beards huckleberry (M&P 47-J-11) base, tips mustard. Seedling 02-92A: ('Inside Track' x 'Spice Lord') X 'Reckless Abandon'.

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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
mysteryman9.JPGJPG mysteryman9.JPG manage 128 K 29 Nov 2022 - 16:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
mysteryman90.JPGJPG mysteryman90.JPG manage 274 K 03 Jan 2023 - 14:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
mysteryman91.JPGJPG mysteryman91.JPG manage 184 K 02 Dec 2023 - 15:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r7 - 02 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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