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■(TB) 'Weekend Update'

2005, Black

'Weekend Update' (Paul Black, R. 2005). Seedling# J107A. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards fuchsia rose; style arms peachy rose; falls fuchsia, slight blue flash around beard, flesh veining at haft; beards medium burnt orange; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Zepherina' X 'Keeping Up Appearances'. Mid-America 2005.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2005: WEEKEND UPDATE - TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason-Late. The bitoned color and use of Keeping Up Appearances as a parent, hint at the breeding potential for strong growing bicolors with contrasting hafts. Ruffled, medium fuchsia-rose standards compliment medium fuchsia falls that are accented by blue flashes at the ends of medium burnt-orange beards. Show stalks have 3 branches and 9 buds. Plant habits aretop notch. Sdlg. J107A: Zepherina X Keeping Up Appearances. 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WeekendUpdate06.jpgjpg WeekendUpdate06.jpg manage 308 K 13 Jul 2017 - 01:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
WeekendUpdate1_EI.JPGJPG WeekendUpdate1_EI.JPG manage 498 K 04 Aug 2015 - 04:54 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
WeekendUpdate5.jpgjpg WeekendUpdate5.jpg manage 42 K 10 Dec 2013 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
WeekendUpdateSPI.jpgjpg WeekendUpdateSPI.jpg manage 34 K 25 Apr 2010 - 00:27 Main.mshadow Picture by Dee Stewart, Snowpeak Iris
WeekendUpdate_EI.JPGJPG WeekendUpdate_EI.JPG manage 347 K 04 Aug 2015 - 04:54 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
Weekend_Update.jpgjpg Weekend_Update.jpg manage 72 K 22 Sep 2014 - 02:50 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Weekend_Update_05.jpgjpg Weekend_Update_05.jpg manage 71 K 25 Jan 2010 - 16:46 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
weekedupdate2.jpgjpg weekedupdate2.jpg manage 655 K 07 Feb 2017 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
weekendupdate01.jpgjpg weekendupdate01.jpg manage 43 K 28 Dec 2014 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
weekendupdate02.jpgjpg weekendupdate02.jpg manage 52 K 17 Jun 2015 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
weekendupdate05.jpgjpg weekendupdate05.jpg manage 88 K 25 Jul 2019 - 01:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
weekendupdate3.jpgjpg weekendupdate3.jpg manage 61 K 14 Oct 2013 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
weekendupdate4.jpgjpg weekendupdate4.jpg manage 95 K 17 Nov 2013 - 17:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
weekendupdate5.jpgjpg weekendupdate5.jpg manage 483 K 04 Dec 2019 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
weekendupdate50.JPGJPG weekendupdate50.JPG manage 150 K 04 Feb 2024 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r28 - 04 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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