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■(PCN) 'Los Gatos'

1974, Ghio

'Los Gatos' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1973). Seedling #PZ-144D. CA, 10" (25 cm), Early bloom. Slate violet self, slight yellow thumbprint on falls. 'Lompico' X 'Violet Elf'. Bay View Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Mitchell Award 1979.

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Awaiting 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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LosGatos01.jpgjpg LosGatos01.jpg manage 66 K 19 Sep 2014 - 21:49 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Adele and Lewis Lawyer slide collection
LosGatos9.JPGJPG LosGatos9.JPG manage 122 K 13 Nov 2022 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo from the AIS Library
Los_Gatos1.jpgjpg Los_Gatos1.jpg manage 56 K 29 Jun 2011 - 03:08 Main.ksayce PCI Los Gatos from SPCNI Photo CD
Los_Gatos2.jpgjpg Los_Gatos2.jpg manage 57 K 12 Mar 2016 - 01:55 Main.Harloiris  
losgatos01.JPGJPG losgatos01.JPG manage 348 K 01 Jun 2020 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Deborah Cole
losgatos1.JPGJPG losgatos1.JPG manage 943 K 26 Jan 2017 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
losgatos3.JPGJPG losgatos3.JPG manage 1 MB 26 Jan 2017 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r15 - 13 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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