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■(IB) 'Halfling'

2021, Smith

'Halfling' (Marky Smith, R. 2019). Seedling 16-09B. IB, 25" (64 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards greyed lavender (greyer than RHS 182D), darker at base, faint veins all over, green veined midrib; style arms standard color, brown style crests; falls dark warm violet more smoked than (77), indefinite flesh pink rim, heavy cream eyelashes around wide beard; beards coral (169A); ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. Seedling 14-10L: ('Lovable Pink' x 'Raspberry Ice') X 'Haunted Heart'. Salmon Creek 2021.

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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 - 17 Mar 2022, BrewItt
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