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■(IB) 'Early Frost'

1977, Gatty

'Early Frost' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1976) White self; white beard tipped yellow in throat. ('Frieda's Favorite' x ('Rehobeth' x ('Saint Jude' x 'Lady Ilse'))) X 'Wink'. Keppel 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing EARLY FROST (Gatty). 24". Early and ultra-floriferous icy white. ((Frieda's Favorite x (Rehobeth x (St. Jude x Lady Ilse))) X Wink). E57-1B. $10.00. Keith Keppel.


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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earlyfrost3.jpgjpg earlyfrost3.jpg manage 23 K 31 May 2013 - 01:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises
earlyfrost4.jpgjpg earlyfrost4.jpg manage 63 K 01 Nov 2013 - 19:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r14 - 08 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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