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■(TB) 'Cantor'

2011, Johnson

'Cantor' (Thomas Johnson, R 2011) Seedling TZ4AA TB , 35" (89 cm) , Midseason bloom. Standards pristine white flushed yellow at base, thin gold rims; style arms white; falls white, hafts brushed yellow; beards gold, white at end, inconsistent white horns; sweet fragrance. 'Fundamental' X 'Jersey Bounce'. Mid-America Gardens 2011

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2011: CANTOR (T.Johnson ‘11) TB Midseason 35” (89cm). A song of adulation arises as you pass by this pristine white beauty. Standards have thin gold rims and are flushed yellow at bases. Fall hafts are brushed yellow. Tangerine to yellow beards sometimes end in short white horns. Well-branched stalks are produced by clean, healthy plants. Sdlg. TZ4AA: Fundamental X Jersey Bounce. 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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cantor.jpgjpg Cantor.jpg manage 73 K 29 Nov 2011 - 17:59 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
cantor01.JPGJPG cantor01.JPG manage 40 K 27 Aug 2014 - 18:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
cantor02.JPGJPG cantor02.JPG manage 42 K 27 Aug 2014 - 18:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
cantor03.jpgjpg cantor03.jpg manage 54 K 13 Nov 2014 - 04:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
cantor05.JPGJPG cantor05.JPG manage 54 K 28 Sep 2015 - 01:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
cantor06.JPGJPG cantor06.JPG manage 55 K 01 Oct 2015 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
cantor07.jpgjpg cantor07.jpg manage 30 K 28 Nov 2015 - 12:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
cantor08.JPGJPG cantor08.JPG manage 505 K 10 Dec 2015 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at Tara Perennial Farm, Owen Sound-Ontario
cantor09.JPGJPG cantor09.JPG manage 632 K 12 Feb 2019 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
cantor2.jpgjpg cantor2.jpg manage 40 K 30 Mar 2013 - 12:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
cantor3.JPGJPG cantor3.JPG manage 73 K 22 Jun 2013 - 15:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
cantor6.jpgjpg cantor6.jpg manage 399 K 20 Dec 2019 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
cantor7.JPGJPG cantor7.JPG manage 288 K 24 Nov 2020 - 17:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
cantor9.jpgjpg cantor9.jpg manage 89 K 22 Mar 2023 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r24 - 23 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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