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■(IB) 'Le Sabre'

1965, Plough

'Le Sabre' (Gordon Plough, R. 1964). Seedling #60-5-2. IB, 27" (69 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-G4V, Standards uranium green; falls dauphin violet, grayed blended border, brownish hafts; orange beard. 'Mixed Emotions' X 'Progenitor'. Eden Road 1965. Honorable Mention 1966; Award of Merit 1968.

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Awaiting original catalog description
AIS Bulletin references: 202(Jul 1971), 52


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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