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■(TB) 'Underworld'

2019, Smith

'Underworld' (Marky Smith, R. 2010) Seedling# 05-40D. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards blended honeysweet-pale gold (RHS 163D) to smoked lavender midrib, lavender veins at top edges giving smoky appearance when fresh, interior midrib is violet; style arms gold (163C) sides and crests, lavender lines flanking pale cream midrib; Falls burgundy black (blacker than 187A) black centers, brighter burgundy at hafts; thin red-violet outer edge, cream feathering flanking beard; beards smoked tangerine (171B), paler at end; ruffled; pronounced musky fragrance. 'Secret Service' X seedling# 03-17D: ('Starring' x 'Broad Shoulders'). Aitken 2019.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
underworld5.JPGJPG underworld5.JPG manage 164 K 19 Dec 2023 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
underworld50.JPGJPG underworld50.JPG manage 131 K 19 Dec 2023 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
underworld9.jpgjpg underworld9.jpg manage 48 K 08 Aug 2021 - 12:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
underworldtbsmith.jpgjpg underworldtbsmith.jpg manage 29 K 28 Feb 2019 - 20:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 27 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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