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■(TB) 'Visigoth'

2013, Smith

'Visigoth' (Marky Smith, R. 2012) Seedling# 06-21. TB, 39" (99 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards ruffled black (RHS 202A), silk edged, center base is black-violet darker than 79A; style arm crests black, very dark violet midribs, purple sides shading to greyed lavender base; falls matte black, some lavender veins high near claw; beards black, tipped darker violet at ends, deep burnt-umber in throat; pronounced musky fragrance; ruffled. 'Bubble Bubble' X 'Obsidian'. Salmon Creek 2013. Honorable Mention 2015

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From Aitken’s Salmon Creek Garden, 2013: VISIGOTH (M. Smith '13) TB, 39" (99 cm) M, 7 buds. Tall, ruffled black with pronounced fragrance. A barbarian presence in the garden. Standards are glittering black silk in cold weather, showing a black-violet sheen in late day warm sunshine. Style crests are black with very dark violet midribs and purple sides, shading to grayed lavender bases. Falls are matte, midnight black with a few lavender veins around black beards, tipped darkest violet at ends, shading to deep burnt umber in throat. This cross was for possible black plicatas, as both parents have the recessive genes. Will certainly try another generation. Sdlg. #06-21 B: (Bubble Bubble X Obsidian) - photo:front cover - $50.00.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VISIGOTH01.jpgjpg VISIGOTH01.jpg manage 87 K 22 Jun 2015 - 20:43 UnknownUser Photo by Barbara Thain
VISIGOTH02.jpgjpg VISIGOTH02.jpg manage 585 K 13 Dec 2016 - 13:25 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
visigoth.jpgjpg visigoth.jpg manage 31 K 19 May 2013 - 16:52 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
visigoth01.jpgjpg visigoth01.jpg manage 57 K 25 Apr 2015 - 18:41 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
visigoth02.jpgjpg visigoth02.jpg manage 77 K 28 Jul 2015 - 03:16 UnknownUser Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
visigoth03.jpgjpg visigoth03.jpg manage 62 K 28 Jul 2015 - 03:18 UnknownUser Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
visigoth04.jpgjpg visigoth04.jpg manage 61 K 25 Aug 2015 - 20:01 UnknownUser Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
visigoth05.jpgjpg visigoth05.jpg manage 75 K 28 Aug 2015 - 02:51 UnknownUser Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
visigoth06.jpgjpg visigoth06.jpg manage 72 K 18 Dec 2015 - 04:19 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
visigoth1.jpgjpg visigoth1.jpg manage 48 K 01 Apr 2016 - 21:45 UnknownUser Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
visigoth2.jpgjpg visigoth2.jpg manage 132 K 05 Apr 2016 - 13:49 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
visigoth5.jpgjpg visigoth5.jpg manage 191 K 24 Jan 2023 - 12:47 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
visigoth50.JPGJPG visigoth50.JPG manage 163 K 17 Jun 2024 - 02:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
visigoth7.JPGJPG visigoth7.JPG manage 166 K 04 Feb 2024 - 13:04 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
visigoth9.JPGJPG visigoth9.JPG manage 160 K 26 Feb 2020 - 03:46 UnknownUser Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r26 - 17 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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