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■(TB) 'Steeples'

2007, Johnson

'Steeples' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2007). Seedling# Tu34A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late bloom. Standards milk white, hint of blue at base; falls milk white tinted blue, buff pink hafts; beards rusty orange, 1" lavender horn; ruffled; sweet fragrance. 'Corps De Ballet' X 'Fogbound'. Mid-America 2007.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2007: STEEPLES - TB, 34" (86 cm), Late. Standards are pearlescent white tinted palest lavender. Ruffled and flared falls are the same blushed pale rose over hafts and the STEEPLES are hairy lavender horns ascending from coral beards straight to the skies. Growth is strong and coming from these parents, show stalks are the norm. Sweet fragrance. Sdlg. TU34A: Corps De Ballet X Fogbound 5 $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.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Steeples_Johnson_07.jpgjpg Steeples_Johnson_07.jpg manage 63 K 08 Jan 2010 - 12:18 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
steeples01.jpgjpg steeples01.jpg manage 402 K 10 Jan 2020 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
steeples2.JPGJPG steeples2.JPG manage 26 K 23 Mar 2013 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin C&T Iris Patch
steeples5.jpgjpg steeples5.jpg manage 225 K 20 Feb 2023 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
steeples50.jpgjpg steeples50.jpg manage 328 K 20 Feb 2023 - 04:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
steeples51.jpgjpg steeples51.jpg manage 208 K 20 Feb 2023 - 04:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
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