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■(BB) 'Lemon Up'

1994, Magee

'Lemon Up' (Tom Magee, R. 1991). Seedling #8420B. BB, 27" (69 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled light lemon yellow, lighter falls blaze; beards gold, tipped light lemon; slight fragrance. 'Eastertime' X seedling #8113E: (seedling #768: ((('Above All' x 'Fuji's Mantle') x ('Mary Randall' x 'Strike Me Pink' sibling)) x (('Strike Me Pink' x 'Fair Luzon') x 'Pink Sleigh')) x 'Mandolin'). Long 1994. Honorable Mention 1996; Award of Merit 1999; Knowlton Medal 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing LEMON UP (Tom Magee) 27" M. Effervescent taste of bubbly lemon soda standards and falls. More concentrated twist of lemon beards. Eastertime X 8lBE: (768: (((Above All x Fuji's Mantle) x (Mary Randall x Strike Me Pink sib)) x ((Strike Me Pink x Fair Luzon) x Pink Sleigh)) x Mandolin). EC '93. See color ad in this Bulletin. $20.00. Long's Gardens.


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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LEMONUP.jpgjpg LEMONUP.jpg manage 73 K 17 Mar 2011 - 23:27 Main.jesseejames  
Lemon Up_Magee.jpgjpg Lemon Up_Magee.jpg manage 220 K 22 Dec 2022 - 16:42 Main.davepote Scanned by David Potembski from AIS Bulletin #293 (Apr. 1994), p. 67.
lemonup01.JPGJPG lemonup01.JPG manage 421 K 21 Feb 2018 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Nyla Hughes slide collection
lemonupdelane.jpgjpg lemonupdelane.jpg manage 143 K 21 Feb 2022 - 13:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r22 - 22 Dec 2022, davepote
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