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■(JI) 'Acclaim'

1962, Marx

'Acclaim' (Walter Marx, R. 1961) JI, 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. Double. Rosy red-lavender self; white petaloids with rose-purple tips. Marhigo seedling of 'Rose Prelude' X Marhigo seedling. Marx 1962.

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From Marx Gardens catalog, 1962: ACCLAIM Each $7.50. The first heavily ruffled, with multiple tufted center, Marhigo in the red shade color group to be offered by us. The color might be described as deep rosy lavender somewhat similar to ROSE PRELUDE. The cluster of snowy white central petaloids with rose-purple tips sets the flower off to best advantage. Prominent white centers surround yellow signals. Blooms will average 8 inches in diameter and possess unusually fine substance. 4 feet. Pictured front cover.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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IMG_2804-X2_acclaim.jpgjpg IMG_2804-X2_acclaim.jpg manage 432 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:06 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
acclaim01.JPGJPG acclaim01.JPG manage 994 K 16 Feb 2016 - 22:33 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
acclaim010.JPGJPG acclaim010.JPG manage 27 K 17 Feb 2024 - 15:07 UnknownUser Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
Topic revision: r11 - 19 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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