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■(TB) 'Second Act'

1991, Byers

'Second Act' (Monty Byers, R. 1990). Seedling# D157-107. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to late bloom and rebloom. Standards medium lemon yellow; falls same, paling to cream in center and sometimes with icy blue undertoning; beards blue white, tipped bright yellow; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'I Do' X seedling# B-8-2: ('Cease-Fire' x 'Sky Hooks'). Moonshine 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing SECOND ACT-TB. I DO X (CEASE-FIRE x SKY HOOKS). Medium yellow with cream F centers which often carry icy blue undertones. Good, big, heavily ruffled flowers on tall stalks. Bountiful rebloom here, often starting in August or September, always by October. $35.00. Moonshine Gardens.
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-13
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SecondAct01.jpgjpg SecondAct01.jpg manage 78 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
SecondAct02.jpgjpg SecondAct02.jpg manage 57 K 10 Apr 2014 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
SecondAct03.jpgjpg SecondAct03.jpg manage 60 K 10 Apr 2014 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
SecondAct04.jpgjpg SecondAct04.jpg manage 82 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by John Weiler
SecondActIF.jpgjpg SecondActIF.jpg manage 51 K 28 Nov 2011 - 23:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
Second_Act_Byers_91.JPGJPG Second_Act_Byers_91.JPG manage 72 K 13 Jan 2010 - 15:59 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
secondact8.JPGJPG secondact8.JPG manage 210 K 25 Dec 2020 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
secondact9.JPGJPG secondact9.JPG manage 219 K 25 Dec 2020 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
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