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■(TB) 'Variegated Wonder'

2012, Black

'Variegated Wonder' (Paul Black, R. 2012) Seedling L83BSPORT. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards and style arms warm white; falls white ground lined and dotted plum-rose over hafts, changing to pale sanded wash over center 1/3, darker wash on lower 1/3, pale near white rim; beard hairs based white, mid yellow tips; slight sweet fragrance. Variegated foliage, sport of 'Wonders Never Cease'. Introduced by Mid-America 2014. Honorable Mention 2016.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2014: VARIEGATED WONDER (Black ‘14) Midseason-Late 40” (102 cm). ‘Variegated Wonder’ is a sport of the Award of Merit winner ‘Wonders Never Cease’. It is a major advancement in form for variegated foliage TBs. The flower is exactly the same as ‘Wonders Never Cease’. It is also one of the most stable with very few green reversions. Stalks are also variegated. It is fertile and has given a number of seedlings with variegated foliage and one with superbly formed variegated flowers. Amazing to get variegated foliage and flower together. Sport of ‘Wonders Never Cease’. $55.00.


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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VARIEGATEDWONDER01.jpgjpg VARIEGATEDWONDER01.jpg manage 421 K 26 Feb 2018 - 19:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
VARIEGATEDWONDER02.jpgjpg VARIEGATEDWONDER02.jpg manage 266 K 26 Feb 2018 - 19:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
VARIEGATEDWONDER9.jpgjpg VARIEGATEDWONDER9.jpg manage 122 K 03 Apr 2021 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
variegatedwonder02.jpgjpg variegatedwonder02.jpg manage 196 K 20 Dec 2017 - 16:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
variegatedwonder03.jpgjpg variegatedwonder03.jpg manage 228 K 05 Feb 2020 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
variegatedwonder04.JPGJPG variegatedwonder04.JPG manage 254 K 29 Dec 2020 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
variegatedwonder1.jpgjpg variegatedwonder1.jpg manage 170 K 05 Dec 2017 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
variegatedwonder2.jpgjpg variegatedwonder2.jpg manage 148 K 17 Jun 2019 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
variegatedwonder20.JPGJPG variegatedwonder20.JPG manage 181 K 21 Jun 2022 - 19:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
variegatedwonder5.jpgjpg variegatedwonder5.jpg manage 115 K 31 Mar 2023 - 14:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
variegatedwonder9.jpgjpg variegatedwonder9.jpg manage 164 K 11 May 2021 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Connie Ford
varigated01.jpgjpg varigated01.jpg manage 85 K 21 Apr 2015 - 16:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
varigated02.jpgjpg varigated02.jpg manage 59 K 21 Apr 2015 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
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