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■(TB) 'Wicked Good'

2012, Black

'Wicked Good' (Paul Black, R. 2011) Seedling# P211D. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards light blue, base mid slate blue blending to light blue over center; style arms blue white, mid violet ridge; falls velvety black purple, narrowly banded light violet with dark purple wire rim, subtle light violet veins over hafts; beards burnt orange in throat, mid burnt orange in center, purple at ends, hairs based dark purple; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Sirocco Mist' X 'Dinner Talk'. Mid-America 2012. Honorable Mention 2014, Award of Merit 2016.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2012: WICKED GOOD (Black ‘12) TB Midseason 35” (89cm). It is wicked only in that the color conjures up images of something a bit sinister. Heavily ruffled. Icy blue standards are infused dark blue violet up midribs. Velvety black-purple falls are banded light red violet with a black-purple wire rim. Garden visitors are drawn to its dramatic and captivating color. Unique. Growth is strong and durable. Stalks are variable with 2 or 3 branches having 5-7 buds. A pink and purple sibling will be introduced next year. Sdlg. P211D: Sirocco Mist X Dinner Talk. Photo back cover. $50.00.


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
WICKEDGOOD01.jpgjpg WICKEDGOOD01.jpg manage 232 K 26 Feb 2018 - 19:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
WICKEDGOOD02.jpgjpg WICKEDGOOD02.jpg manage 172 K 26 Feb 2018 - 19:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
WickedGood02.JPGJPG WickedGood02.JPG manage 160 K 15 Feb 2018 - 21:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
WickedGood03.JPGJPG WickedGood03.JPG manage 126 K 09 Dec 2016 - 19:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
WickedGood04.JPGJPG WickedGood04.JPG manage 129 K 01 Sep 2016 - 16:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
WickedGood1.JPGJPG WickedGood1.JPG manage 279 K 13 Oct 2019 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
WickedGood5.JPGJPG WickedGood5.JPG manage 151 K 01 Jun 2023 - 19:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Charlie Blakeman-Hamilton-ON-Canada
WickedGood7.JPGJPG WickedGood7.JPG manage 224 K 17 Jun 2024 - 15:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Andrea Karpinsky-Kelowna-British Columbia-Canada
WickedGood9.jpgjpg WickedGood9.jpg manage 58 K 02 Feb 2021 - 03:30 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Wicked_Good-DSC_882801.jpgjpg Wicked_Good-DSC_882801.jpg manage 1 MB 03 Apr 2016 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango
Wicked_Good_TB_Black__32.jpgjpg Wicked_Good_TB_Black__32.jpg manage 66 K 21 Nov 2012 - 12:14 Main.Laymont+ by Paul Black, Mid America Garden Oregon USA
Wicked_Good_TB_Black__3216.jpgjpg Wicked_Good_TB_Black__3216.jpg manage 67 K 02 Sep 2016 - 14:54 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
wickedgood01.jpgjpg wickedgood01.jpg manage 81 K 29 Apr 2015 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
wickedgood02.jpgjpg wickedgood02.jpg manage 48 K 05 May 2014 - 18:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Lauers Flowers
wickedgood03.JPGJPG wickedgood03.JPG manage 64 K 30 Dec 2014 - 15:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
wickedgood030.jpgjpg wickedgood030.jpg manage 171 K 20 Nov 2021 - 16:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
wickedgood04.jpgjpg wickedgood04.jpg manage 54 K 25 Aug 2015 - 20:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
wickedgood05.jpgjpg wickedgood05.jpg manage 189 K 21 Mar 2017 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
wickedgood06.jpgjpg wickedgood06.jpg manage 213 K 04 Dec 2019 - 16:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
wickedgood060.JPGJPG wickedgood060.JPG manage 179 K 04 Feb 2024 - 13:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
wickedgood07.JPGJPG wickedgood07.JPG manage 170 K 02 Jun 2022 - 20:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Charlie Blakeman-Hamilton,Ontario-Canada
wickedgood08.JPGJPG wickedgood08.JPG manage 127 K 19 May 2023 - 01:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
wickedgood080.JPGJPG wickedgood080.JPG manage 178 K 19 May 2023 - 01:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
wickedgood09.jpgjpg wickedgood09.jpg manage 466 K 13 Jan 2020 - 16:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
wickedgood1.JPGJPG wickedgood1.JPG manage 296 K 12 Apr 2016 - 14:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
wickedgood2.JPGJPG wickedgood2.JPG manage 53 K 01 Feb 2014 - 22:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
wickedgood3.JPGJPG wickedgood3.JPG manage 60 K 01 Feb 2014 - 22:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
wickedgood3.jpgjpg wickedgood3.jpg manage 589 K 07 Jan 2016 - 01:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
wickedgood4.jpgjpg wickedgood4.jpg manage 98 K 10 Feb 2014 - 20:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
wickedgood40.jpgjpg wickedgood40.jpg manage 70 K 19 Feb 2022 - 16:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
wickedgood41.jpgjpg wickedgood41.jpg manage 99 K 19 Feb 2022 - 16:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
wickedgood5.jpgjpg wickedgood5.jpg manage 143 K 17 Apr 2017 - 14:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
wickedgood6.jpgjpg wickedgood6.jpg manage 140 K 12 Apr 2018 - 12:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
wickedgood7.jpgjpg wickedgood7.jpg manage 174 K 12 May 2020 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
wickedgood8.jpgjpg wickedgood8.jpg manage 179 K 21 Jul 2022 - 01:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
wickedgood81.JPGJPG wickedgood81.JPG manage 190 K 17 Jun 2024 - 15:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
wickedgood9.jpgjpg wickedgood9.jpg manage 131 K 30 Apr 2020 - 01:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
Topic revision: r47 - 17 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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