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■(TB) 'Thread The Needle'

2019, Ghio

'Thread The Needle' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2019). Seedling 13-59M. TB, 31" (79 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pale bue shading to white center, blue line up midrib; style arms light blue; falls white, mid blue-violet lined and dotted edge, dark blue-purple specks around beards; beards creamy white. Seedling 11-71L: ('Foolish Dreamer' x seedling 07-21O: (seedling 05-19Z, 'Center Ice' sibling, x 'Freedom Song')) X seedling 11-24F: (seedling 09-57A: (Keppel seedling 06-177B: (seedling 02-78A: (seedling 97-82A: ('Midnight Oil' x 'Charleston') x seedling 98-204H, 'Tuscan Summer' pod parent sibling) x seedling 02-78F) x seedling 07-25plic2, 'All by Design' pollen parent) x seedling 09-9: (seedling 07-25W, 'All by Design' pollen parent sibling, x seedling 07-21F)). Bay View 2019. Honorable Mention 2022

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Thread The Needle9.jpgthreadtheneedle.JPGthreadtheneedle01.jpgthreadtheneedle02.jpgthreadtheneedle03.jpgthreadtheneedle1.jpgthreadtheneedle2.jpgthreadtheneedle5.jpgthreadtheneedle9.jpgThreadTheNeedle 09.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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Thread The Needle9.jpgjpg Thread The Needle9.jpg manage 163 K 19 Feb 2022 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
ThreadTheNeedle_09.jpgjpg ThreadTheNeedle_09.jpg manage 61 K 16 Mar 2022 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
threadtheneedle.JPGJPG threadtheneedle.JPG manage 149 K 16 Jan 2019 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
threadtheneedle01.jpgjpg threadtheneedle01.jpg manage 198 K 12 May 2020 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
threadtheneedle02.jpgjpg threadtheneedle02.jpg manage 181 K 12 May 2020 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
threadtheneedle03.jpgjpg threadtheneedle03.jpg manage 146 K 22 Jul 2020 - 15:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
threadtheneedle1.jpgjpg threadtheneedle1.jpg manage 155 K 30 Apr 2019 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
threadtheneedle2.jpgjpg threadtheneedle2.jpg manage 121 K 30 Apr 2019 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
threadtheneedle5.jpgjpg threadtheneedle5.jpg manage 161 K 27 Mar 2023 - 12:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
threadtheneedle9.jpgjpg threadtheneedle9.jpg manage 53 K 08 Aug 2021 - 11:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 28 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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