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■(JI) 'Maine Chance'

1984, McEwen

'Maine Chance' (Currier McEwen, R 1984) Seedling T3 78/12(1). 40" (100 cm). Early midseason to late bloom and rebloom. Tetraploid. 3-falls, Crisp white self, gold signal, white styles. 'Raspberry Rimmed' X T1 74/36: (((Payne seedling x 'Silver Frills') x ('World's Delight' x Dr. Hirao double white seedling)) x (mixed seedlings from Dr. Hirao x 'Garden Caprice')). Seaways Gardens 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #254 July 1984 Introducing MAINE CHANCE-Tetraploid, 40", EM-LM and repeats preferentially. 7" single white flowers with 2-3 branches and 7-8 buds at repeat. Raspberry Rimmed X white double sdlg. $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.

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IMG_9997-X2_maine_chance.jpgjpg IMG_9997-X2_maine_chance.jpg manage 173 K 20 Feb 2016 - 06:34 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Maine Chance GEDC1561.jpgjpg Maine Chance GEDC1561.jpg manage 878 K 28 Jun 2023 - 13:54 DavidB 'Maine Chance' photo by David Belisle
Maine Chance GEDC1562.jpgjpg Maine Chance GEDC1562.jpg manage 974 K 28 Jun 2023 - 13:55 DavidB 'Maine Chance' photo by David Belisle
MaineChance02.jpgjpg MaineChance02.jpg manage 56 K 30 May 2014 - 03:46 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
mainechance.jpgjpg mainechance.jpg manage 11 K 15 Jun 2010 - 04:13 Main.wilsonjh photo by Carol Warner
mainechance01.JPGJPG mainechance01.JPG manage 687 K 11 Dec 2017 - 04:09 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
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