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■(TB) 'You're A Mess'

2020, Black

'You're A Mess' (Paul Black, R. 2020) Seedling Y113B. TB, 31" (79 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards mid mulberry, palest violet splashes; style arms mid lavender, light tan edge; falls palest violet-white, random mid mulberry streaks and splashes, hafts streaked mid plum and light tan; beards white in throat, middle light yellow, ends light marigold; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'I’m Not Stable' sibling. Mid-America 2020. Honorable Mention, 2023.

See below:

IMG 5338Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America GardenPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Riversdale Irises-AustraliaPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at MillerPhoto by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris FarmPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_5338.JPGJPG IMG_5338.JPG manage 1 MB 21 Apr 2023 - 00:53 Main.erinchien  
YOUREAMESS9.JPGJPG YOUREAMESS9.JPG manage 235 K 27 May 2024 - 14:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
youreamess.JPGJPG youreamess.JPG manage 169 K 22 Jan 2020 - 03:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
youreamess1.JPGJPG youreamess1.JPG manage 285 K 22 Jan 2020 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
youreamess2.jpgjpg youreamess2.jpg manage 124 K 26 Jan 2020 - 19:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
youreamess4.jpgjpg youreamess4.jpg manage 140 K 19 Jan 2023 - 16:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
youreamess40.JPGJPG youreamess40.JPG manage 143 K 08 Apr 2024 - 03:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
youreamess5.jpgjpg youreamess5.jpg manage 193 K 13 Nov 2022 - 15:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
youreamess7.jpgjpg youreamess7.jpg manage 138 K 03 Jun 2023 - 02:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Miller's Manor Gardens
youreamess9.JPGJPG youreamess9.JPG manage 166 K 30 May 2023 - 02:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm
Topic revision: r14 - 27 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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