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■(IB) 'Blackgammon'

2019, Smith

'Blackgammon' (Marky Smith, R. 2019). Seedling 15-08P. IB, 21.5" (55 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards base and midrib darkest red-violet with yellow ground showing between red-violet lines; tips black (RHS 202); style arms sides red-violet, thin gold rib, edges yellow, near black crests; falls center slightly green-yellow (3) overlapped by darkest red-violet rays, heavy ½˝ ruffled black plicata rim; beards dark tobacco, based black-brown, tips dark greyed orange; ruffled. 'Anubis' X 'Tuscan Summer'.

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Photo by Marky Smith


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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.

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Topic revision: r4 - 14 Dec 2020, Harloiris
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