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■(PCN) 'Drive You Wild'

1986, Ghio

'Drive You Wild' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1985) Seedling #PO-229Z. CA, 10" (25 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Red violet, gold ray signal. 'Las Olas' X 'Linda Vista'. Bay View Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention 1988; Mitchell Award 1991, Mitchell Medal 1994..

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drive-you-wild1-14.jpgDrive You Wild.jpgDrive You Wild1.jpgDrive You Wild (side).jpgdriveyou02.JPGDriveYouWild02.jpgdriveyouwild02.JPG


Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some PCN cultivars may tolerate colder, others may tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10. Naturally they occur within 50 miles or less of the Pacific Coast)
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 tolerant of poor soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-09-04
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DriveYouWild02.jpgjpg DriveYouWild02.jpg manage 80 K 17 Sep 2014 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Adele and Lewis Lawyer slide collection
Drive_You_Wild.jpgjpg Drive_You_Wild.jpg manage 70 K 21 Oct 2015 - 04:40 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Drive_You_Wild1.jpgjpg Drive_You_Wild1.jpg manage 58 K 23 Jun 2011 - 02:52 Main.ksayce PCI Drive You Wild from SPCNI Photo CD
Drive_You_Wild_(side).jpgjpg Drive_You_Wild_(side).jpg manage 65 K 21 Oct 2015 - 04:40 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
drive-you-wild1-14.jpgjpg drive-you-wild1-14.jpg manage 135 K 03 Nov 2014 - 18:33 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
driveyou02.JPGJPG driveyou02.JPG manage 91 K 12 Jul 2014 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
driveyouwild02.JPGJPG driveyouwild02.JPG manage 864 K 14 Dec 2017 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 29 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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