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■(TB) 'Miss Piggy'

1997, Burseen

'Miss Piggy' (Tom Burseen, R. 1997). Seedling# 1-127B. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark plum purple (RHS 79A); style arms black; falls blackish burgundy, white haft striations; beards gold; ruffled; sweet fragrance. Seedling# 9-153: (('Afternoon Delight' x 'Sooner Serenade') x 'Burnt Crisp') X seedling# 9-220: ('Bluid' x 'Quite Quaint'). TB's Place 1997. Honorable Mention 2000.

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miss03.jpgMISS PIGGY (Burseen 1997).JPGmiss piggy 66.jpgmiss piggy 68.jpgmisspiggy01.jpgMissPiggy01.JPGMissPiggy02.JPGmisspiggy02.jpgMissPiggy03.JPGmisspiggy03.jpgMissPiggy04.JPGMissPiggy05.JPGMissPiggy1.JPGmisspiggy1.jpgMissPiggy2.jpgmisspiggy3.jpgrsz misspiggy.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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MISS_PIGGY_(Burseen_1997).JPGJPG MISS_PIGGY_(Burseen_1997).JPG manage 451 K 07 Aug 2016 - 19:02 PerryDyer  
MissPiggy01.JPGJPG MissPiggy01.JPG manage 198 K 26 Aug 2016 - 01:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
MissPiggy02.JPGJPG MissPiggy02.JPG manage 66 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MissPiggy03.JPGJPG MissPiggy03.JPG manage 76 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MissPiggy04.JPGJPG MissPiggy04.JPG manage 64 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MissPiggy05.JPGJPG MissPiggy05.JPG manage 68 K 31 Mar 2014 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
MissPiggy1.JPGJPG MissPiggy1.JPG manage 225 K 08 Dec 2016 - 04:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
MissPiggy2.jpgjpg MissPiggy2.jpg manage 40 K 27 Mar 2018 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
miss03.jpgjpg miss03.jpg manage 58 K 10 Mar 2015 - 23:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
miss_piggy_66.jpgjpg miss_piggy_66.jpg manage 69 K 16 Dec 2010 - 00:13 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
miss_piggy_68.jpgjpg miss_piggy_68.jpg manage 66 K 16 Dec 2010 - 00:13 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
misspiggy01.jpgjpg misspiggy01.jpg manage 69 K 10 Nov 2014 - 23:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
misspiggy02.jpgjpg misspiggy02.jpg manage 653 K 03 Jan 2016 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
misspiggy03.jpgjpg misspiggy03.jpg manage 109 K 16 Jul 2019 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
misspiggy1.jpgjpg misspiggy1.jpg manage 87 K 18 Jan 2017 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
misspiggy3.jpgjpg misspiggy3.jpg manage 43 K 05 Apr 2013 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
rsz_misspiggy.jpgjpg rsz_misspiggy.jpg manage 71 K 10 Jan 2014 - 21:09 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
Topic revision: r25 - 02 Nov 2021, Harloiris
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