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■(TB) 'Vigilant'

2006, Ghio

'Vigilant' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2005). Seedling# 00-8V. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards blue lavender; falls black purple; beards burnt brick. Seedling # U97-5E: unknown X seedling# 97-65-O2: ('Visiting Royalty' x seedling # 95-1-Q: (seedling # U92-7A2: unknown x seedling # 93-9D: 'Snowed In' sibling)). Bay View 2006. Honorable Mention 2008.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2006: VIGILANT, 36 inches, EM. $45.00. A lovely neglecta from the Romantic Evening line: Standards are blue-lavender shading to buff at the base of the petals. Falls are smooth black purple. Wavy ruffled blossoms on show branched stalks with super bud count. Burnt brick beards add a somber note. No .00-8V: U97-5E: unknown X 97-65-02: (Visiting Royalty x 95-1-0: (U92-7A2: unknown x 93-90: Snowed In sib)).


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VIGILANT_(Ghio_2006)_(2).JPGJPG VIGILANT_(Ghio_2006)_(2).JPG manage 861 K 16 Aug 2016 - 19:59 PerryDyer  
Vigilant02.JPGJPG Vigilant02.JPG manage 62 K 15 Apr 2014 - 11:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Vigilant03.JPGJPG Vigilant03.JPG manage 74 K 15 Apr 2014 - 11:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Vigilant04.JPGJPG Vigilant04.JPG manage 83 K 15 Apr 2014 - 11:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Vigilant05.jpgjpg Vigilant05.jpg manage 45 K 12 Apr 2015 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
Vigilant4.jpgjpg Vigilant4.jpg manage 61 K 18 Jul 2013 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Vigilant_TB_Joseph_Ghio_2006.jpgjpg Vigilant_TB_Joseph_Ghio_2006.jpg manage 73 K 22 Sep 2014 - 02:48 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
vigilant01.jpgjpg vigilant01.jpg manage 66 K 07 Nov 2014 - 03:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
vigilant06.jpgjpg vigilant06.jpg manage 4 K 14 Dec 2009 - 06:31 Main.Bill photo of 'Vigilant'
vigilant1.JPGJPG vigilant1.JPG manage 516 K 13 Nov 2017 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
vigilant2.jpgjpg vigilant2.jpg manage 703 K 07 Jan 2016 - 01:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
vigilant3.jpgjpg vigilant3.jpg manage 22 K 14 Mar 2013 - 22:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
vigilant4.jpgjpg vigilant4.jpg manage 76 K 11 Jul 2019 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r28 - 18 Dec 2022, TLaurin
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