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■(TB) 'Bright and Shining Star'

2020, Black

'Bright and Shining Star' (Paul Black, R. 2020). Seedling Y23B. TB, 32" (81 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards white; style arms pale smoky violet, mid brass-gold crests; falls white, mid grey haft veins, narrow mid purple stitched plicata band and narrow line from beard to edge; beard hairs based white, tips mid yellow; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Out of the Dark' X seedling L81A, 'Out of the Dark' sibling. Mid-America 2020. Walther Cup 2022; Honorable Mention 2022.

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Photo by Dorothy Parker in Burleson TXPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-AustraliaPhoto by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris FarmPhoto by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris FarmPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid-America GardenPhoto by Mid-America Garden.


Awaiting original catalog description


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 - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BRIGHTANDSHININGSTAR2.jpgjpg BRIGHTANDSHININGSTAR2.jpg manage 164 K 28 Jul 2022 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Bright and Shining Star 2021-2 3.jpgjpg Bright and Shining Star 2021-2 3.jpg manage 55 K 16 Jul 2021 - 14:38 Main.Ladylovingdove Photo by Dorothy Parker in Burleson TX
brightandshiningstar09.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar09.jpg manage 211 K 18 Feb 2023 - 03:28 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
brightandshiningstar1.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar1.jpg manage 151 K 07 Feb 2022 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
brightandshiningstar10.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar10.jpg manage 168 K 27 Feb 2023 - 13:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
brightandshiningstar11.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar11.jpg manage 226 K 27 Feb 2023 - 13:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
brightandshiningstar5.JPGJPG brightandshiningstar5.JPG manage 148 K 03 Jul 2022 - 00:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
brightandshiningstar50.JPGJPG brightandshiningstar50.JPG manage 126 K 03 Jul 2022 - 01:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
brightandshiningstar6.JPGJPG brightandshiningstar6.JPG manage 206 K 24 Oct 2023 - 02:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
brightandshiningstar7.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar7.jpg manage 153 K 08 May 2023 - 01:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm
brightandshiningstar70.JPGJPG brightandshiningstar70.JPG manage 140 K 28 Jul 2023 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm
brightandshiningstar8.JPGJPG brightandshiningstar8.JPG manage 116 K 08 Oct 2023 - 19:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
brightandshiningstar9.jpgjpg brightandshiningstar9.jpg manage 154 K 30 May 2021 - 21:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
brightandshinningstar2.jpgjpg brightandshinningstar2.jpg manage 227 K 14 Aug 2022 - 11:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
brightandshinnystar1.jpgjpg brightandshinnystar1.jpg manage 175 K 26 Jan 2020 - 16:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
brightandshinystar.JPGJPG brightandshinystar.JPG manage 170 K 21 Jan 2020 - 21:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
Topic revision: r21 - 24 Oct 2023, TerryLaurin
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