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■(TB) 'Points North'

2008, Worel

'Points North' (Jack Worel, R. 2008) Seedling# 0233. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards, style arms and falls soft yellow (RHS 10C); beards orange, yellow at end, purple horns usually ending in small feathered yellow spoons; slight sweet fragrance. 'Thornbird' X 'Shirley M'. Holly Lane 2008.

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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.

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-- ElladanMcLeester - 2010-12-12
  • TB 'Points North' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 5-11, in 2017 (2 rhizomes produced blooms). This variety has purple based foliage that showed up at least during and after bloom. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 21 Sep 2017
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20170605_155414TB Points North (2RS).jpgjpg 20170605_155414TB Points North (2RS).jpg manage 778 K 21 Sep 2017 - 18:41 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A couple of bloom stalks of TB Points North. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/05/2017.
20170621_121439 TB Points North (2RS).jpgjpg 20170621_121439 TB Points North (2RS).jpg manage 160 K 21 Sep 2017 - 18:44 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Purple based foliage of TB Points North. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 6/21/2017.
BHP_7360-X2_points_north.jpgjpg BHP_7360-X2_points_north.jpg manage 181 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:09 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Points North.jpgjpg Points North.jpg manage 102 K 25 May 2023 - 02:24 LylaBowser  
Points_North_TB_Jack_Worel.jpgjpg Points_North_TB_Jack_Worel.jpg manage 43 K 21 Sep 2014 - 01:34 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
points01.JPGJPG points01.JPG manage 61 K 24 Mar 2015 - 20:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
points02.JPGJPG points02.JPG manage 60 K 24 Mar 2015 - 20:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
pointsnorth.JPGJPG pointsnorth.JPG manage 34 K 21 Jul 2012 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
pointsnorth01.jpgjpg pointsnorth01.jpg manage 90 K 29 Jul 2019 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
pointsnorth1.jpgjpg pointsnorth1.jpg manage 129 K 20 Jun 2017 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
pointsnorth2.jpgjpg pointsnorth2.jpg manage 47 K 14 May 2013 - 18:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
pointsnorth3.jpgjpg pointsnorth3.jpg manage 139 K 21 Jun 2017 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at MN Landscape Arboretum
Topic revision: r20 - 26 May 2023, Harloiris
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