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■(TB) 'Open Heart'

2020, Johnson

'Open Heart' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2020) Seedling TJ226A. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards cream, flushed and washed pink and lavender; style arms pink; falls peach, deeper at hafts, deep purple diffused lines radiate from below beard to near petal edge, wide peach band at edge; beards orange in throat becoming violet on tips at ends; musky fragrance. Seedling TG179A, 'Hope Springs Eternal' sibling X 'Leave Me Breathless' sibling. Mid-America 2020.

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Open Heart (John) 4.jpgopenheart.JPGopenheart1.JPGopenheart2.jpgopenheart5.JPGopenheart50.JPGopenheart7.jpgopenheart70.jpgopenheart9.JPG


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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Open Heart (John) 4.jpgjpg Open Heart (John) 4.jpg manage 84 K 16 May 2024 - 17:13 Main.Ladylovingdove photo by John Guthrie in TN
openheart.JPGJPG openheart.JPG manage 105 K 19 Jan 2020 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
openheart1.JPGJPG openheart1.JPG manage 125 K 19 Jan 2020 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
openheart2.jpgjpg openheart2.jpg manage 146 K 09 Feb 2022 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
openheart5.JPGJPG openheart5.JPG manage 131 K 17 Jun 2022 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
openheart50.JPGJPG openheart50.JPG manage 123 K 04 Jul 2022 - 01:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
openheart7.jpgjpg openheart7.jpg manage 135 K 24 Apr 2023 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
openheart70.jpgjpg openheart70.jpg manage 127 K 01 Jul 2023 - 14:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
openheart9.JPGJPG openheart9.JPG manage 130 K 16 Jun 2022 - 20:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r11 - 16 May 2024, Ladylovingdove
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