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■(TB) 'Hoo Doo'

2009, Johnson

'Hoo Doo' (Thomas Johnson, R. 2009). Seedling# TW179ZZ. TB, 45" (114 cm), Midseason to late bloom. . Standards medium violet-blue; style arms red plum, crests veined darker purple; falls black purple, paler edges; beards saturated dark orange; purple based foliage; slight fragrance. 'Paul Black' X seedling# S43B: ('Tom Johnson' x 'Romantic Evening'). Mid-America 2009.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: HOO DOO (T.Johnson 09) TB Midseason-Late 45” (114cm). Once you've seen this colorful ensemble, you'll understand the magic that makes it so special. Medium violet blue standards arch above red plum styles with crests veined darker purple. Mysterious black purple falls have a unique, black metallic sheen over hafts and paler edges. Super-saturated, plush dark orange beards cast the final spell. Flowers are displayed on strong stalks with 3 to 4 branches and 9-11 buds. Sdlg. TW179ZZ: Paul Black X (Tom Johnson x Romantic Evening). $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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-29
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DSCN0270.JPGJPG DSCN0270.JPG manage 67 K 13 Apr 2010 - 03:27 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Mid-America Garden.
Hoo_Doo_TB_Johnson_09_Paul_Black_X_Tom_Johnson_x_Romantic_Evening.jpgjpg Hoo_Doo_TB_Johnson_09_Paul_Black_X_Tom_Johnson_x_Romantic_Evening.jpg manage 38 K 29 Jan 2010 - 08:11 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
hoodoo01.jpgjpg hoodoo01.jpg manage 758 K 02 Jan 2016 - 04:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
hoodoo5.jpgjpg hoodoo5.jpg manage 79 K 25 Mar 2023 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
hoodoo9.JPGJPG hoodoo9.JPG manage 209 K 03 Dec 2020 - 22:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r19 - 25 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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