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■(BB) 'Black Label'

2020, Black

'Black Label' (Paul Black, R. 2020). Seedling Y68A. BB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Standards mid purple-black; style arms light purple, mid purple crest and edge; falls black, narrow mid purple band, darker black veins over ²⁄₃ center, white area each side of beard veined mid purple; beards rusty tangerine; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling U35A, 'Daffy Duck' sibling, X seedling W191A: (seedling S207I: ('Keeper' x seedling Q47C, 'Devils Delight' pod parent) x seedling U80C, 'Waylaid' sibling ). Mid-America 2020. Honorable Mention 2023.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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blacklabel90.JPGJPG blacklabel90.JPG manage 125 K 18 Jun 2021 - 11:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
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Topic revision: r10 - 29 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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