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■(JI) 'Blueberry Rimmed'

1983, McEwen

'Blueberry Rimmed' (Currier McEwen, R. 1983) Seedling T3 78/12B. JI (tetraploid), 30" (76 cm), Early midseason to late midseason bloom. Standards white, narrowly edged violet (RHS 88A); white styles tipped pale violet (88D); falls white, 1" violet (88A) edge, yellow signal; ruffled. 'Raspberry Rimmed' X seedling T1 74/36: (seedling 72/11(10) x seedling 72/40(34), Hirao mixed seeds). Seaways Gardens 1983. Honorable Mention 1985; Payne Award 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #250, July 1983 Introducing BLUEBERRY RIMMED [T378/12B]: Tetraploid, 30", M. Like its parent, Raspberry Rimmed, except that the 1" rim on white falls is violet blue. 7" single flowers Nice branching. Fall shipment only. $30.00. Seaways Gardens.


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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Topic revision: r14 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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