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■(PCN) 'Father Figure'

2006, Ghio

'Father Figure' ( Joseph Ghio, R. 2006) Seedling #EP-213B. CA, 11" (28 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards gold, lined pale tan; falls gold, heavily lined with henna lines to near solid band, signal heavily dotted deep brown. 'Lines That Rhyme' X seedling #CP-108C, 'Clincher' sibling. Bay View 2006.

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Father Figure.jpgFather Figure (side).jpgFather Figure 1.jpgFather Figure 2008.JPGFather Figure DC.JPGfatherfigure9.jpgFatherFigureDB.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 - 2010-09-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FatherFigureDB.jpgjpg FatherFigureDB.jpg manage 46 K 09 May 2011 - 18:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Dolores Bates
Father_Figure.jpgjpg Father_Figure.jpg manage 66 K 21 Oct 2015 - 05:00 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Father_Figure_(side).jpgjpg Father_Figure_(side).jpg manage 54 K 21 Oct 2015 - 05:00 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Father_Figure_1.jpgjpg Father_Figure_1.jpg manage 59 K 23 Jun 2011 - 03:53 Main.ksayce PCI Father Figure from SPCNI Photo CD
Father_Figure_2008.JPGJPG Father_Figure_2008.JPG manage 70 K 07 Jun 2023 - 21:45 SteveTaniguchi 2008 photo of Father Figure
Father_Figure_DC.JPGJPG Father_Figure_DC.JPG manage 59 K 25 Jun 2011 - 21:00 Main.ksayce PCI Father Figure by Debby Cole
fatherfigure9.jpgjpg fatherfigure9.jpg manage 57 K 28 Jan 2023 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo from the SPCNI CD
Topic revision: r14 - 07 Jun 2023, SteveTaniguchi
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