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■(JI) 'Midnight Fireworks'

2014, Aitken

'Midnight Fireworks' (J. Terry Aitken,, R. 2014) Seedling O2J-2E. JI (6 Falls), 52" (132 cm), Midseason late to very, vary late bloom. Deep rich red-purple self; signal sharp gold. (3 fall Seedling: ('Midnight Stars' x self) x 'Midnight Stars') X ('Midnight Stars' x self). Salmon Creek 2014. Honorable Mention 2017, Award Of Merit 2022.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
midnightfireworks01.jpgjpg midnightfireworks01.jpg manage 64 K 01 Apr 2014 - 15:15 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
midnightfireworks02.JPGJPG midnightfireworks02.JPG manage 843 K 11 Dec 2017 - 13:13 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
midnightfireworks03.jpgjpg midnightfireworks03.jpg manage 237 K 01 Jul 2020 - 11:54 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 19 Aug 2022, Harloiris
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