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■(IB) 'Rocket Flame'

1968, Greenlee

'Rocket Flame' (Wilma Greenlee, R. 1968). Seedling #67-1. IB, 18" (46 cm), Early bloom. Rust and orange plicata on white ground. 'My Honeycomb' X 'Knotty Pine'. Greenlee 1968. High Commendation 1968; Honorable Mention 1971.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rocket_Flame.jpgjpg Rocket_Flame.jpg manage 69 K 22 Jan 2011 - 19:38 IrisP  
rocketflame02.JPGJPG rocketflame02.JPG manage 84 K 06 Jul 2014 - 23:52 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
rocketflame03.JPGJPG rocketflame03.JPG manage 80 K 06 Jul 2014 - 23:50 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
rocketflame09.JPGJPG rocketflame09.JPG manage 171 K 15 Dec 2021 - 16:34 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rocketflame1.jpgjpg rocketflame1.jpg manage 33 K 21 Nov 2018 - 02:48 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
rocketflame9.JPGJPG rocketflame9.JPG manage 79 K 30 Aug 2021 - 01:23 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 30 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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