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■(BB) 'Truant'

2015, Smith

'Truant' (Marky Smith R. 2014) Seedling #09-19TR. BB, 26" (66 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards mikado orange (RHS 28D) edges, centers orient peach-orange (37D); style arm edges and crest yellow-orange (23C), warm pink midrib; falls. saffron-orange (23B) edge, cream (156D) center with green veining; beards tangerine (33A) in throat, end same tipped cream; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #06-16A: (seedling #04-41B, 'Courtesan' sibling x 'Cut Above') X 'Bundle of Love'. Salmon Creek 2015.

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Photo by AitkenPhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
truant01.jpgjpg truant01.jpg manage 60 K 08 Apr 2015 - 14:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
truant02.jpgjpg truant02.jpg manage 117 K 04 May 2020 - 12:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
truant1.JPGJPG truant1.JPG manage 365 K 13 May 2019 - 14:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
Topic revision: r13 - 31 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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