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■(TB) 'Greta'

2001, Worel

'Greta' (Jack Worel, R. 2001). Seedling# TTY-M. TB, 28" (71 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards violet purple (RHS 88B), base slightly lighter; style arms paler violet purple; falls darker violet (83B), slight white blaze around beard; beards yellow, white base; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Mulberry Punch' X ('Grandma's Bluegown' x 'Laced Cotton'). Holly Lane 2001.

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20170601 144913TB Greta (2) .jpg20170609 112601TB Greta (3).jpg20170621 111519 TB Greta (3).jpggreta01.JPGgreta02.JPGgreta03.JPGgreta1.jpggreta 46.jpggreta 66.jpgGreta by JanLauritzen.jpgGreta J. Worel 2001.jpgGretaJ1.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-07-03
  • TB 'Greta' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 5-12 (one bloom stalk). 'Greta' has Purple Based Foliage, and has purple coloring on its spathes as well. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 29 Aug 2017
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20170601_144913TB Greta (2) .jpgjpg 20170601_144913TB Greta (2) .jpg manage 130 K 29 Aug 2017 - 19:49 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of TB Greta. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b on 6/01/2017.
20170609_112601TB Greta (3).jpgjpg 20170609_112601TB Greta (3).jpg manage 409 K 29 Aug 2017 - 19:39 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Greta. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b on 6/09/2017.
20170621_111519 TB Greta (3).jpgjpg 20170621_111519 TB Greta (3).jpg manage 254 K 29 Aug 2017 - 19:52 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Greta has Purple Based Foliage. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b on 6/21/2017.
GretaJ1.jpgjpg GretaJ1.jpg manage 93 K 19 Feb 2023 - 15:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Greta_J._Worel_2001.jpgjpg Greta_J._Worel_2001.jpg manage 81 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:20 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Greta_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Greta_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 03 Jul 2010 - 21:24 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2010 Convention in Madison, WI
greta01.JPGJPG greta01.JPG manage 61 K 28 Sep 2015 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
greta02.JPGJPG greta02.JPG manage 75 K 05 Oct 2015 - 20:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
greta03.JPGJPG greta03.JPG manage 57 K 02 Oct 2015 - 19:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
greta1.jpgjpg greta1.jpg manage 90 K 27 Jul 2019 - 19:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
greta_46.jpgjpg greta_46.jpg manage 74 K 02 Dec 2010 - 16:34 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
greta_66.jpgjpg greta_66.jpg manage 72 K 02 Dec 2010 - 16:34 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
Topic revision: r19 - 19 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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