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■(BB) 'Picaro'

2018, Smith

'Picaro' (Marky Smith, R. 2014) Seedling #09-20V. BB, 24" (61 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards edges and ribs sunflower (RHS 9C), centers smoked dark rose, gold dusted; style arm ribs and style tips sunflower, cream (near 182B) along midribs; falls washed port wine (187A), fine red-violet luminata veining, bright yellow heart surrounding beard, long cream spear below beard, yellow rim; beards saffron (23A) in throat, ends tipped yellow; heavily ruffled; luminata pattern; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Wise Woman' X seedling #06-23R: ('Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine' x seedling #03-22E: (('Bruneau Jasper' x 'Flights of Fancy') x 'High Master')). Salmon Creek 2018. Honorable Mention 2022

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Picaro W1.jpgpicaro01.JPGpicaro02.JPGpicaro03.JPGpicaro1.jpg


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Picaro W1.jpgjpg Picaro W1.jpg manage 11 MB 10 Jun 2023 - 20:58 JimPalmer Photo by Jim Palmer, Zone 7a
picaro01.JPGJPG picaro01.JPG manage 430 K 16 Dec 2017 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
picaro02.JPGJPG picaro02.JPG manage 437 K 16 Dec 2017 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
picaro03.JPGJPG picaro03.JPG manage 349 K 16 Dec 2017 - 16:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
picaro1.jpgjpg picaro1.jpg manage 63 K 08 Mar 2018 - 12:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
Topic revision: r9 - 11 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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