And now, back to the Mid-America 2014 Introductions: All photos are from the Mid-America Facebook page. My experience with Mid-America is that bloom colors are true. I wish I could say the same of all growers, including the largest.
|'Calypso Heat Wave' (Black 2014) IB|
|'Commanding Presence' (Black 2014) TB|
|'Devilish' (Black 2014) IB|
|'Cartoon Characters' (Black, 2014) SDB|
This is an SDB to compliment a TB 'Rock Star,' 'Drama Queen' or 'Colortart' to extend that color combo season in one area.
|'Silver Ice' (Black 2014) TET. MTB|
|'A Little Good News' (Thomas Johnson 2014) SDB|
Thomas, this is my favorite so far. MUST HAVE. The white under the beard makes it perfect. If this dos not grow for me in upstate NY it will break my heart!
|'Bigger Is Better' (Thomas Johnson 2014) TB|
Obsecene? I'm no prude, but that scares me a bit!
|Coralina (Thomas Johnson 2014) TB|
|'Mister Mistoffelees' (Black 2014) SDB|
How many cats are left, Paul? It's adorable.
|'Jewels' (Thomas Johnson 2014) SDB|
Really is fun. What color is it though?
|Raining Cats And Dogs (Black 2014) TB|
|'Get Rhythm' (Thomas Johnson 2014) TB|
When I visited Mid America in 2012, Thomas said he was work on the lined look. That tangerine beard beautifully separates the fall from the standard.
|'Simply Coral' (Black 2014) Small Flowered TB|
I have a Small flowered TB from Paul in my garden, 'Are You Crazy?' I did not bloom yet.
I have been told that they won't show well, but with lots of buds, who knows?
|'Clear Blue Waters' (Thomas Johnson 2014) SDB|
I have 'Clear Blue Sky' from last year. This looks less veined.
|'Joyful Love' (Thomas Johnson 2014) SDB|
|'Hello Darling' (Thomas Johnson 2014) TB|
I like the more subtle lines here.
|'Die Laughing' (Black 2014) TB|
This will join the Zurbriggs in my "Bestiary Garden."
|'Wild And Crazy' (Black 2014) TB|
I have heard the term and I finally looked it up! From Chuck Chapman's site: GLACIATA - Flower has no purple or red pigment and is a very clean white, pink or yellow. Odd name for such a delicate an pure flower.
|'Berserk' (Thomas Johnson 2014|
Looks like some nice lace on the standard. Cleanly lined falls with little distraction