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■(IB) 'Langport Wren'

1995, Kelways

'Langport Wren' (Kelways, R. 1995). IB, 22" (56 cm), Midseason late bloom. Red black self; beards brown. Parentage unknown. Kelways 1973.

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Kelway 2004 website"Langport Wren
One of our best introductions and an acknowledged classic. Deep magenta self with black veining on the petals. and unusual brown beards. Extraordinarily free blooming. Large image
Price: £4.75"


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-03-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LangportWren4.JPGJPG LangportWren4.JPG manage 239 K 14 Nov 2018 - 03:06 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Skelmersdale-Broadleigh Gardens-United Kingdom
irislangportwren.jpgjpg irislangportwren.jpg manage 100 K 04 Jan 2017 - 04:05 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Skelmersdale-Broadleigh Gardens-United Kingdom
langportwren01.jpgjpg langportwren01.jpg manage 88 K 22 Feb 2016 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
langportwren02.pngpng langportwren02.png manage 996 K 27 Apr 2021 - 20:56 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
langportwren2.jpgjpg langportwren2.jpg manage 27 K 21 Jan 2014 - 20:28 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
langportwren3.jpgjpg langportwren3.jpg manage 23 K 21 Jan 2014 - 20:30 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
langportwrenSG.jpgjpg langportwrenSG.jpg manage 14 K 03 Dec 2011 - 21:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r16 - 24 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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