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■(PCN) 'Pioneering Spirit'

2019, Ghio

'Pioneering Spirit' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2019). Seedling RPP-148-I. CA, 13" (33 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards gold, small purple line up center; style arms mid purple; falls gold, blue lined signal with red-brown lines radiating overall to finely lined edge. 'Hard to Believe' sibling. Bay View 2019.

See below:

Pioneering Spirit 2022.JPGpioneeringspirit.JPGpioneeringspirit01.JPGpioneeringspirit1.jpgpioneeringspirit2.jpgpioneeringspiritbh.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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Pioneering_Spirit_2022.JPGJPG Pioneering_Spirit_2022.JPG manage 120 K 07 Jun 2023 - 21:21 SteveTaniguchi 2022 photo of Pioneering Spirit
pioneeringspirit.JPGJPG pioneeringspirit.JPG manage 223 K 15 Jan 2019 - 22:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
pioneeringspirit01.JPGJPG pioneeringspirit01.JPG manage 361 K 18 May 2019 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Bay View Gardens
pioneeringspirit1.jpgjpg pioneeringspirit1.jpg manage 149 K 08 Apr 2019 - 11:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
pioneeringspirit2.jpgjpg pioneeringspirit2.jpg manage 151 K 08 Apr 2019 - 11:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
pioneeringspiritbh.JPGJPG pioneeringspiritbh.JPG manage 18 K 16 Jan 2019 - 14:39 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Ghio photo
Topic revision: r10 - 09 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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