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■(JI) 'Continuing Pleasure'

1982, McEwen

'Continuing Pleasure' (Currier McEwen, R. 1982) Seedling 78/81. JI (6 falls), 38" (97 cm), Midseason to very late bloom and rebloom. Full violet blue, wide lines of nearly white and yellow (RHS 12B) signal; white styles tipped violet. Seedling 72/36(5): (seedling 67/T(1) x ('World's Delight' x 'Pink Frost')) X seedling 76/73(11): (('Star At Midnight' x 'Garden Caprice') x unknown). Seaways Gardens 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 July 1982 Introducing CONTINUING PLEASURE (McEwen 78/81) Diploid, 38", M-VL. Continuing bloomer. Double flowers of full violet-blue with wide lines of nearly white. White styles tipped violet. $25.00. 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: r12 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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