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■(BB) 'Papaya'

2018, Aitken

'Papaya' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 2017). Seedling# 02M37H. BB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Spandards papaya peach blending to orchid-lavender at midrib; falls white, ¹⁄₈˝ papaya peach rim; beards bright orange; slight fragrance. 'Buoyant Spirit' sibling. Salmon Creek 2018.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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
Papaya9.jpgjpg Papaya9.jpg manage 50 K 13 Jan 2023 - 22:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
papaya01.jpgjpg papaya01.jpg manage 35 K 09 Mar 2018 - 21:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
papaya1.jpgjpg papaya1.jpg manage 134 K 04 May 2020 - 13:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
papaya5.JPGJPG papaya5.JPG manage 127 K 17 Dec 2023 - 03:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r9 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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