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■ (TB) 'Don't Touch'

2003, Black

'Don't Touch' (Paul Black, R. 2002). Seedling I42B. TB, 43" (109 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards medium dark purple; style arms dark purple; falls purple blending to darker edge, haft plum purple, paler purple veins beside beard; beards dark blue at end to grey gold, old gold in throat, with 1" purple horn; slight musky fragrance. 'To the Point' X 'Hello Darkness'. Mid-America 2003. Honorable Mention 2006; Winner of Moscow International TB Iris Competition 2007 (first place).

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Single bud ot TB Dont Touch. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.Top view of style arms of TB Dont Touch. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.TB Dont Touch has Purple Based Foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/21/2017.Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.DONT TOUCH (Black 2003, SA)Photo by Tatiyana AlimovaPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape ArboretumPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by HildenbrandtPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkraineTaken in my garden, 2005. USDA Zone 4 (and a half . . . :-)Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOtaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006donttouchSMPhoto by Holly Johnson Minnesota zone 4bPhoto by Holly Johnson Minnesota zone 4b

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-17
  • TB 'Don't Touch' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 3-16, in 2017. It has Purple Based Foliage, at least during and after flowering. It also has some purple coloring on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 16 Aug 2017
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20170605_153752TB Dont Touch (4).jpgjpg 20170605_153752TB Dont Touch (4).jpg manage 255 K 16 Aug 2017 - 04:10 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Single bud ot TB Dont Touch. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.
20170605_153759TB Dont Touch (2).jpgjpg 20170605_153759TB Dont Touch (2).jpg manage 1 MB 16 Aug 2017 - 04:11 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Top view of style arms of TB Dont Touch. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/05/2017.
20170621_115934 TB Dont Touch (3).jpgjpg 20170621_115934 TB Dont Touch (3).jpg manage 311 K 16 Aug 2017 - 04:14 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Dont Touch has Purple Based Foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 6/21/2017.
DONTTOUCH01.jpgjpg DONTTOUCH01.jpg manage 190 K 07 Jul 2017 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
DONT_TOUCH_(Black_2003,_SA).JPGJPG DONT_TOUCH_(Black_2003,_SA).JPG manage 777 K 12 Dec 2016 - 20:29 PerryDyer  
DontTouch01.jpgjpg DontTouch01.jpg manage 149 K 15 Sep 2017 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
DontTouch02.JPGJPG DontTouch02.JPG manage 75 K 24 Mar 2014 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DontTouch11.jpgjpg DontTouch11.jpg manage 68 K 28 Nov 2013 - 16:19 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
DontTouch_ac.jpgjpg DontTouch_ac.jpg manage 72 K 14 Jun 2011 - 17:11 AdamCordes Taken in my garden, 2005. USDA Zone 4 (and a half . . . smile
DontTouch_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg DontTouch_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 30 Oct 2010 - 05:51 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
DontTouch_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg DontTouch_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 69 K 27 Jan 2012 - 02:33 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Dont_Touch_EI.JPGJPG Dont_Touch_EI.JPG manage 106 K 10 Jun 2015 - 08:33 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
IMG_3024 TB Dont Touch (2RS).jpgjpg IMG_3024 TB Dont Touch (2RS).jpg manage 193 K 22 Jul 2019 - 17:21 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Photo by Holly Johnson Minnesota zone 4b
IMG_3827 TB Dont Touch (2RS).jpgjpg IMG_3827 TB Dont Touch (2RS).jpg manage 210 K 22 Jul 2019 - 17:20 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Photo by Holly Johnson Minnesota zone 4b
dont_touch-X2.jpgjpg dont_touch-X2.jpg manage 381 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:58 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
donttouch01.jpgjpg donttouch01.jpg manage 53 K 29 Aug 2014 - 21:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
donttouch03.jpgjpg donttouch03.jpg manage 80 K 23 Aug 2015 - 19:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
donttouch04.jpgjpg donttouch04.jpg manage 96 K 17 Jul 2019 - 19:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
donttouch1.jpgjpg donttouch1.jpg manage 172 K 20 Jun 2017 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
donttouch10.jpgjpg donttouch10.jpg manage 81 K 08 Nov 2013 - 02:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
donttouch2.jpgjpg donttouch2.jpg manage 53 K 19 Feb 2013 - 15:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
donttouch5.JPGJPG donttouch5.JPG manage 222 K 22 Apr 2023 - 01:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
donttouch50.JPGJPG donttouch50.JPG manage 209 K 22 Apr 2023 - 01:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
donttouch51.JPGJPG donttouch51.JPG manage 206 K 22 Apr 2023 - 01:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
donttouch52.JPGJPG donttouch52.JPG manage 164 K 22 Apr 2023 - 01:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
donttouch7.jpgjpg donttouch7.jpg manage 35 K 15 Aug 2013 - 16:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
donttouch8.jpgjpg donttouch8.jpg manage 43 K 05 Oct 2013 - 13:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
donttouch9.jpgjpg donttouch9.jpg manage 78 K 13 Oct 2013 - 00:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
donttouchSM.jpgjpg donttouchSM.jpg manage 72 K 13 Jan 2011 - 13:10 Main.avmoran  
Topic revision: r43 - 22 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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