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■(TB) 'Midnight Cowboy'

2002, Maryott

'Midnight Cowboy' (William Maryott, R. 2002). Seedling# X191A. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms dark purplish near-black; falls velvety spectrum black; beards purple base, white tips to yellow in throat; foliage purple based. Seedling# S192C: 'Majestic Beauty' x 'Blackout') X seedling# T148A: ('En Garden' x 'Magician's Apprentice'). Maryott 2002. Honorable Mention 2005.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSCN1319.JPGJPG DSCN1319.JPG manage 67 K 18 Apr 2010 - 06:44 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN2706.JPGJPG DSCN2706.JPG manage 68 K 11 Apr 2010 - 16:12 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
Midnight-CowboyNN.jpgjpg Midnight-CowboyNN.jpg manage 39 K 09 Nov 2011 - 00:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MidnightCowboy5.jpgjpg MidnightCowboy5.jpg manage 20 K 17 Jul 2013 - 20:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Midnight_Cowboy.jpgjpg Midnight_Cowboy.jpg manage 36 K 05 Jan 2010 - 19:26 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
midnightcowboy1.JPGJPG midnightcowboy1.JPG manage 177 K 04 Mar 2021 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
midnightcowboy6.JPGJPG midnightcowboy6.JPG manage 64 K 30 Jan 2014 - 04:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
midnightcowboy7.JPGJPG midnightcowboy7.JPG manage 63 K 30 Jan 2014 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
midnightcowboy8.JPGJPG midnightcowboy8.JPG manage 69 K 30 Jan 2014 - 04:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r14 - 05 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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