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■(TB) 'Vanishing Act'

2004, Wilkerson

'Vanishing Act'. (Betty Wilkerson, R. 2002). Seedling# 912-1Re. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. White, Standards and falls with 3/8" pale blue ring aging lighter; beards white, hairs tipped pale yellow in throat. Seedling# D31-1: ('Laced Cotton' x 'Autumn Encore') X unknown. Bridge in Time 2004.

Pollen parent changed as per 2014 R&I.

See below:

IMG 4235-X2 vanishing act.jpgVanishing Act.jpgVanishing Act C I.jpgvanishing act stalk.jpgvanishingact1.jpgvanishingact2.jpgvanishingact3.jpgVanishingAct by JanLauritzen.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- RobinShadlow - 2010-05-11
  • Rebloomed Sep, Oct, 2010 in Modesto, CA USDA Zone 9; Riley Probst -- RileyProbst - 07 Oct 2010
  • The parentage on this one has been changed. The pod parent is not Renown. It's an unknown reblooming seedling from Lloyd Zurbrigg's garden. -- BettyWilkerson - 24 Nov 2010
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_4235-X2_vanishing_act.jpgjpg IMG_4235-X2_vanishing_act.jpg manage 218 K 17 Feb 2016 - 05:01 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
VanishingAct_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg VanishingAct_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 60 K 10 Nov 2010 - 08:01 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Vanishing_Act.jpgjpg Vanishing_Act.jpg manage 70 K 11 May 2010 - 04:04 Main.rshadlow  
Vanishing_Act_C_I.jpgjpg Vanishing_Act_C_I.jpg manage 46 K 24 Nov 2010 - 22:31 BettyWilkerson  
vanishing_act_stalk.jpgjpg vanishing_act_stalk.jpg manage 56 K 11 May 2010 - 04:05 Main.rshadlow  
vanishingact1.jpgjpg vanishingact1.jpg manage 84 K 11 Jul 2019 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
vanishingact2.jpgjpg vanishingact2.jpg manage 79 K 21 Jul 2019 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
vanishingact3.jpgjpg vanishingact3.jpg manage 106 K 23 Jul 2019 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 06 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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