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■(TB) 'Grapetizer'

2009, Johnson

'Grapetizer' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2009). Seedling# TW139YY. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards dark blackpurple, slight white ground visible in center; style arms near black; falls pristine white, 1 inch purple-black plicata bands and dotting, sparse peppering over centers, thin dart at end of dark-purple-black beards; purple based foliage; musky fragrance. 'Storm Track' X 'Blackberry Tease'. Mid-America 2009. Honorable Mention 2011; Award of Merit 2013.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: GRAPETIZER (T.Johnson 09) TB Midseason 35” (89cm). Grapetizer is a tantalizing thirst quencher distilled from rich, concentrated grapes. Hints of white plicata sanding wash over the centers of satiny dark purple black standards. Styles are near black. Heavily ruffled pristine white falls are set off by one inch dark purple black plicata bands and dotting with a sparse peppering over centers and thin dart at ends of dark purple beards. Three well spaced branches carry 6-7 buds. Strong growth and increase. Nice advancement in overall quality of black and white plicatas. Sdlg. TW139YY: Storm Track X Blackberry Tease. $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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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-27
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
!P6024384.jpgjpg !P6024384.jpg manage 789 K 09 Feb 2016 - 06:11 IaninaBortnyk by Ianina Bortnyk Ukraine
GRAPETIZER01.jpgjpg GRAPETIZER01.jpg manage 127 K 05 Mar 2017 - 17:30 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
GRAPETIZER02.jpgjpg GRAPETIZER02.jpg manage 136 K 29 Aug 2018 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Grapetizer09.jpgjpg Grapetizer09.jpg manage 272 K 25 Sep 2021 - 01:44 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Grapetizer5.jpgjpg Grapetizer5.jpg manage 34 K 10 Dec 2013 - 14:50 UnknownUser Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
Grapetizer_KWW.jpgjpg Grapetizer_KWW.jpg manage 72 K 10 May 2015 - 21:34 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Grapetizer_TB_TJohnson_09_Storm_Track_x_Blackberry_Tease.jpgjpg Grapetizer_TB_TJohnson_09_Storm_Track_x_Blackberry_Tease.jpg manage 44 K 29 Jan 2010 - 08:03 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Grapetizer_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Grapetizer_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 31 Aug 2011 - 06:44 Main.janlauritzen Taken in Glendale Gardens, Victoria, Canada at the AIS 2011 Convention
Grapetizer_c_1_1.jpgjpg Grapetizer_c_1_1.jpg manage 57 K 27 Dec 2009 - 19:55 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Grapetizer' by Heidi Soroken
IMG_20230304_0857272.jpgjpg IMG_20230304_0857272.jpg manage 2 MB 07 Mar 2023 - 02:26 IrisAmoena TB Grapetizer showing strong PBF
IMG_20230422_1234582.jpgjpg IMG_20230422_1234582.jpg manage 2 MB 22 Apr 2023 - 17:44 IrisAmoena Grapetizer PBF
grapetizer01.jpgjpg grapetizer01.jpg manage 65 K 05 Aug 2014 - 20:09 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
grapetizer02.jpgjpg grapetizer02.jpg manage 686 K 31 Dec 2015 - 21:35 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
grapetizer04.JPGJPG grapetizer04.JPG manage 67 K 02 Oct 2015 - 19:52 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
grapetizer1.jpgjpg grapetizer1.jpg manage 410 K 03 Oct 2016 - 03:23 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
grapetizer3.jpgjpg grapetizer3.jpg manage 178 K 24 Jan 2023 - 13:30 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
grapetizer4.JPGJPG grapetizer4.JPG manage 80 K 12 Sep 2019 - 20:49 UnknownUser Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
grapetizer4.jpgjpg grapetizer4.jpg manage 67 K 18 May 2013 - 15:39 UnknownUser Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
grapetizer5.JPGJPG grapetizer5.JPG manage 191 K 30 Jan 2024 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
grapetizer7.JPGJPG grapetizer7.JPG manage 231 K 16 Mar 2024 - 12:54 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Gardens
grapetizer8.JPGJPG grapetizer8.JPG manage 193 K 07 Jun 2024 - 02:28 UnknownUser Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
grapetizer9.jpgjpg grapetizer9.jpg manage 90 K 24 Mar 2023 - 19:45 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r40 - 07 Jun 2024, TLaurin
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