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■(TB) 'Optimistic'

2021, Sutton

'Optimistic' (Michael Sutton, R. 2020) Seedling AE-3-A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards butter yellow, paler at edge; style arms yellow; falls same, slightly paler around beard; beards yellow in throat and middle, ends lavender. 'Electric Burst' X 'Haunted Heart'. Sutton 2021.

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Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by Sutton


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
optimistic09.JPGJPG optimistic09.JPG manage 130 K 28 May 2021 - 02:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
optimistic090.JPGJPG optimistic090.JPG manage 117 K 04 Jun 2022 - 20:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
optimistic9.JPGJPG optimistic9.JPG manage 178 K 28 May 2021 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r7 - 04 Jun 2022, TerryLaurin
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