See New TB Image Gallery


■(TB) 'Simply Sensational'

2007, Johnson

'Simply Sensational' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2007). Seedling Tu62B. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late bloom. Standards icy lavender-white, slight lavender flush at base and midribs, heavily ruffled; falls blowzy snow white, fine greenish texture veins over centers; beards violet-white tipped coral; sweet fragrance. 'Fogbound' X 'Heaven'. Mid-America 2007. Honorable Mention 2010.

See below:

IMG 2411-X2 simply sensational.jpgSimply Sensational Johnson 07.jpgsimplysensational01.JPGsimplysensational03.jpgsimplysensational09.JPGSIMPLYSENSATIONAL1.JPGsimplysensational2.jpgsimplysensational3.jpgsimplysensational6.jpgsimplysensational7.JPGsimplysensational8.JPGSIMPLYSENSATIONAL9.jpg


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2007: SIMPLY SENSATIONAL - TB, 33" (94 cm), Late. The name says it all, it is SIMPLY SENSATIONAL. Large, tightly formed flowers are heavily ruffled and displayed on strong stalks; no heavenly genuflecting here. Standards are icy lavender white with a slight lavender flush at bases and midribs. Wide, blousy snow white falls have fine greenish texture veins over their centers. Violet-white beards are tipped coral as they descend into the throat. Sdlg. TU62B: Fogbound X Heaven 1 $50.00.


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.
Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_2411-X2_simply_sensational.jpgjpg IMG_2411-X2_simply_sensational.jpg manage 132 K 17 Feb 2016 - 04:20 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
SIMPLYSENSATIONAL1.JPGJPG SIMPLYSENSATIONAL1.JPG manage 123 K 24 Nov 2018 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
SIMPLYSENSATIONAL9.jpgjpg SIMPLYSENSATIONAL9.jpg manage 159 K 03 Apr 2021 - 01:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Simply_Sensational_Johnson_07.jpgjpg Simply_Sensational_Johnson_07.jpg manage 72 K 08 Jan 2010 - 12:15 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
simplysensational01.JPGJPG simplysensational01.JPG manage 46 K 03 Oct 2015 - 18:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
simplysensational03.jpgjpg simplysensational03.jpg manage 323 K 02 Dec 2019 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
simplysensational09.JPGJPG simplysensational09.JPG manage 134 K 31 Aug 2021 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
simplysensational2.jpgjpg simplysensational2.jpg manage 62 K 14 Jul 2013 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
simplysensational3.jpgjpg simplysensational3.jpg manage 506 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
simplysensational6.jpgjpg simplysensational6.jpg manage 435 K 10 Jan 2020 - 13:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
simplysensational7.JPGJPG simplysensational7.JPG manage 239 K 25 Dec 2020 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
simplysensational8.JPGJPG simplysensational8.JPG manage 242 K 25 Dec 2020 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r26 - 06 Nov 2022, af.83
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback