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■(TB) 'Absolute Zero'

2012, Black

'Absolute Zero' (Paul Black, R. 2011). Seedling Q10A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards very pale lavender blending to slightly darker border; style arms pale lavender; falls ice white; beards pale lavender white; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Oklahoma Centennial' X 'Drifting Bubbles'. Mid America 2012. Honorable Mention 2014

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Fom Mid-America Garden catalog, 2012: ABSOLUTE ZERO (Black ‘12) TB Early-Midseason 40” (102 cm). Standards of the icy, cold white flowers are blushed palest lavender. Each petal is crisply incised with tight ruffles and lace. Strong, healthy plants produce show stalks with 3 branches carrying 8-9 buds. Sdlg. Q10A: Oklahoma Centennial X Drifting Bubbles. $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
AbsoluteZero01.JPGJPG AbsoluteZero01.JPG manage 152 K 29 Mar 2018 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Absolute_Zero106.jpgjpg Absolute_Zero106.jpg manage 201 K 11 Nov 2015 - 02:54 Main.christinemeagher  
Absolute_Zero106bh.jpgjpg Absolute_Zero106bh.jpg manage 53 K 18 Nov 2016 - 14:57 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Absolute_Zero_TB_Black_12_C.jpgjpg Absolute_Zero_TB_Black_12_C.jpg manage 99 K 01 May 2012 - 02:46 PaulBlack by Paul Black - Mid-America Garden
absolute02.jpgjpg absolute02.jpg manage 39 K 29 Apr 2015 - 22:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
absolutezero01.jpgjpg absolutezero01.jpg manage 521 K 29 Dec 2015 - 03:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
absolutezerorhoades.jpgjpg absolutezerorhoades.jpg manage 137 K 30 Jan 2022 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades-Taken at 2015 AIS National Convention -Mid-America Garden
absolutezerorhoades1.jpgjpg absolutezerorhoades1.jpg manage 143 K 30 Jan 2022 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Martha Rhoades-Taken at 2015 AIS National Convention -Mid-America Garden
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