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■(TB) 'Very Very Good'

2013, Black

'Very Very Good' (Paul Black, R. 2012) Seedling# R110I. TB, 30 (76 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards rose-purple center blended dark charcoal-purple margin; style arms mid charcoal-violet, violet ridge, butter-tan edges; falls red-grape center blended to darker margin, dark plum hafts; beards big, fully saturated orange; slight musky fragrance; small flowers. Seedling# 09C, 'Blushing' sibling X seedling# P92A: ('Lady of the Night' X 'Paul Black'). Mid-America 2013.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2013: VERY VERY GOOD (Black ‘13) TB Midseason-Late 30” (76cm). Who could resist these big flashy orange beards! Even though it has shorter stalks and moderate sized flowers, you still won’t be able to ignore it because of the beards. Perfectly proportioned stalks have 3 branches and 8-9 buds. Strong vigorous growth assures instant clumps. Nice fragrance. R110I: Blushing sib X (Lady of the Night x Paul Black. BONUS.


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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VERYVERYGOOD01.jpgjpg VERYVERYGOOD01.jpg manage 141 K 08 Dec 2015 - 21:26 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
VeryVeryGood.jpgjpg VeryVeryGood.jpg manage 54 K 20 Aug 2015 - 14:44 BobPries  
veryverygood01.JPGJPG veryverygood01.JPG manage 86 K 06 Oct 2015 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
veryverygood02.jpgjpg veryverygood02.jpg manage 125 K 19 Apr 2017 - 20:29 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
veryverygood03.JPGJPG veryverygood03.JPG manage 176 K 15 Feb 2018 - 21:33 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
veryverygood1.JPGJPG veryverygood1.JPG manage 23 K 14 Apr 2013 - 16:41 UnknownUser photo by Mid-America Garden
veryverygood2.JPGJPG veryverygood2.JPG manage 66 K 14 Apr 2013 - 16:43 UnknownUser photo by Mid-America Garden
veryverygood5.jpgjpg veryverygood5.jpg manage 126 K 31 Mar 2023 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
veryverygood6.jpgjpg veryverygood6.jpg manage 537 K 13 Jan 2020 - 03:52 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
veryverygood7.JPGJPG veryverygood7.JPG manage 169 K 29 Dec 2020 - 22:18 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
veryverygood9.jpgjpg veryverygood9.jpg manage 219 K 13 Nov 2021 - 14:59 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
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