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■(TB) 'Dog Days'

2011, Black

'Dog Days' (Paul Black, R. 2011) Seedling M21A. TB, 36 (91 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standarads caramel washed medium brown overall; style arms medium russet; Falls medium butter-yellow, white luminata patch stippled brown, plum plicata haft, tan band with inner ring of medium plum sanding and dotting, medium plum center line from beard to edge; beards dark greyed-tangerine in throat, medium greyed tangerine in middle, light medium greyed tangerine at end; slight spicy fragrance. 'Lovely Dawn' X seedling J66B: ('Master Plan' x 'Rock Star'). Mid-America 2011.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2011: DOG DAYS (Black ‘11) TB Midseason-Very Late 36” (91cm). It's the Dog Days of summer. The bright sun warms the brown earth as it passes by. Caramel standards are solidly washed rich mid brown. Hafts of strongly flared medium butter yellow falls are red plum transitioning to narrow russet plicata bands then narrowly banded caramel tan. Russet plicata line bisects the falls. Small white patch surrounding dusky tangerine beards is plicata marked plum. Strong, hardy growth produces show stalks with 3-4 branches and 10-11 buds. Sdlg. M21A: Lovely Dawn X (Master Plan x Rock Star). $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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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DogDays04.JPGJPG DogDays04.JPG manage 155 K 06 Dec 2016 - 04:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DogDays1.jpgjpg DogDays1.jpg manage 58 K 11 Sep 2018 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
Dog_Days.jpgjpg Dog_Days.jpg manage 74 K 16 May 2011 - 11:25 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
Dog_Days_KWW.jpgjpg Dog_Days_KWW.jpg manage 63 K 23 Jan 2017 - 02:15 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
dogdays01.jpgjpg dogdays01.jpg manage 150 K 08 Nov 2014 - 22:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
dogdays02.jpgjpg dogdays02.jpg manage 99 K 06 Jul 2013 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
dogdays03.jpgjpg dogdays03.jpg manage 68 K 14 Dec 2015 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
dogdays3.JPGJPG dogdays3.JPG manage 69 K 28 Jan 2014 - 17:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
dogdays4.JPGJPG dogdays4.JPG manage 76 K 28 Jan 2014 - 17:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
dogdays9.jpgjpg dogdays9.jpg manage 152 K 23 Mar 2023 - 13:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r21 - 23 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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