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■(TB) 'Flash Of Light'

2008, Johnson

'Flash Of Light' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2008). Seedling Tx49B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Standards white, hint of blue surround; style arms white, crests tipped gold; falls dark blue, large white blaze around bright gold-yellow beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Snowed In' X 'Queen's Circle'. Mid-America 2008. Honorable Mention 2010.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2008: flash of light (T.Johnson 08) TB Late 36” (91 cm). From the centers of dark blue falls comes a blazing flash of white light. Ruffled white standards have just a hint of blue around them. Dark violet-blue falls shade inward to dazzling white sunbursts illuminated by bright gold yellow beards. Super show branching and double budded sockets in a color & pattern normally shy of buds. Makes very showy clumps. Vigorous healthy growth. Sdlg. TX49B: Snowed In X Queen’s Circle. $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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BHP_6369-X2_flash_of_light.jpgjpg BHP_6369-X2_flash_of_light.jpg manage 97 K 12 Feb 2016 - 07:57 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
FlashOfLight01.jpgjpg FlashOfLight01.jpg manage 74 K 10 Oct 2014 - 14:46 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
FlashOfLight04.JPGJPG FlashOfLight04.JPG manage 188 K 25 Aug 2016 - 15:19 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
FlashOfLight_2016_7.jpgjpg FlashOfLight_2016_7.jpg manage 44 K 09 Feb 2017 - 16:23 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
FlashOfLight_2016_8.jpgjpg FlashOfLight_2016_8.jpg manage 52 K 09 Feb 2017 - 16:23 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
FlashOfLight_2016_9.jpgjpg FlashOfLight_2016_9.jpg manage 47 K 09 Feb 2017 - 16:23 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
FlashOfLight_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg FlashOfLight_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 07 Sep 2011 - 07:51 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
FlashOfLight_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg FlashOfLight_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 69 K 07 Sep 2011 - 07:52 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Nuevo, Ca - site of AIS 2012 Convention
Flash_Of_Light.jpgjpg Flash_Of_Light.jpg manage 67 K 02 Feb 2010 - 07:16 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Flash_Of_Light2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Flash_Of_Light2_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 57 K 02 Jul 2010 - 18:17 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
Flash_Of_Light_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Flash_Of_Light_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 59 K 02 Jul 2010 - 18:16 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
Flash_of_Light.jpgjpg Flash_of_Light.jpg manage 69 K 22 Dec 2009 - 20:05 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Flash of Light' by Heidi Soroken
FlashofLight9.jpgjpg FlashofLight9.jpg manage 237 K 11 Feb 2021 - 13:22 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Oasis
Iris Flash of light zoom.JPGJPG Iris Flash of light zoom.JPG manage 444 K 22 Jan 2023 - 11:33 EliseAMANN Iris Flash of light barbe
flashoflight01.JPGJPG flashoflight01.JPG manage 45 K 30 Aug 2014 - 19:29 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
flashoflight02.jpgjpg flashoflight02.jpg manage 47 K 26 Apr 2014 - 20:58 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
flashoflight03.jpgjpg flashoflight03.jpg manage 56 K 14 Nov 2014 - 20:36 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
flashoflight04.JPGJPG flashoflight04.JPG manage 70 K 25 Sep 2015 - 20:59 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
flashoflight05.JPGJPG flashoflight05.JPG manage 84 K 02 Oct 2015 - 01:44 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
flashoflight06.jpgjpg flashoflight06.jpg manage 109 K 17 Jul 2019 - 18:44 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
flashoflight09.jpgjpg flashoflight09.jpg manage 128 K 12 Aug 2019 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Ellen Reed
flashoflight10.jpgjpg flashoflight10.jpg manage 52 K 23 Aug 2013 - 21:17 UnknownUser Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
flashoflight11.jpgjpg flashoflight11.jpg manage 72 K 08 Nov 2013 - 20:44 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
flashoflight12.JPGJPG flashoflight12.JPG manage 85 K 27 Dec 2013 - 03:20 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
flashoflight13.JPGJPG flashoflight13.JPG manage 77 K 27 Dec 2013 - 03:22 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2011
flashoflight14.JPGJPG flashoflight14.JPG manage 79 K 28 Dec 2013 - 14:35 UnknownUser Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2012
flashoflight4.jpgjpg flashoflight4.jpg manage 54 K 11 Mar 2017 - 03:01 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
flashoflight5.jpgjpg flashoflight5.jpg manage 63 K 11 Mar 2017 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
flashoflight6.jpgjpg flashoflight6.jpg manage 52 K 16 Nov 2017 - 14:14 UnknownUser Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
flashoflight7.jpgjpg flashoflight7.jpg manage 261 K 26 Nov 2017 - 21:50 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
flashoflight8.jpgjpg flashoflight8.jpg manage 302 K 01 Dec 2020 - 03:01 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
flashoflight88.JPGJPG flashoflight88.JPG manage 242 K 01 Dec 2020 - 23:40 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
flashoflight9.jpgjpg flashoflight9.jpg manage 54 K 18 May 2013 - 19:54 UnknownUser Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r53 - 24 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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