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■(SIB) 'Dusky Dawn'

2017, Schafer/Sacks

'Dusky Dawn'- (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks, R. 2017) Seedling S11-23-14. SIB, 30" (76 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards shades of blue-violet, darkest at edge; style arms pearl, blue-violet edge, yellow and blue-green midrib; Falls yellow ground, dark blue-violet overlay, signal yellow, blue-violet veining; slight sweet fragrance. Solar 'Energy' X seedling S07-96-1: ('Pomegranate Punch' x seedling S04-32K-10: ('At the Crossroads' x seedling S01-51-11: (seedling S97-62B-3B, 'On Her Toes' sibling, x seedling S97-62C-1: ('Strawberry Social' x seedling S94-42-2: (seedling S90-58-3: (seedling S97-9-4, 'Pleasures of May' sibling, x 'Pleasures of May') x S92-65-1, 'Sarah Tiffney' sib))))). Joe Pye Weed 2017.

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From Joe Pye Weed catalog, 2017: DUSKY DAWN - SIBERIAN. Schafer/Sacks (Seedling No. S11-23-14), EM, 30". Large prominent pearly styles light up dusky tones of blue-violet, and sunbright signals spread their warmth through ruffled falls. Standards are pure violet with little or no yellow. Styles have blue-violet edging and a blue-green wash on the midrib. The substance of this flower is exceptional. A generous bloomer with five to six buds per stalk and two branches in a widely held clump leaving ample room for blooms. Our first introduction from Solar Energy, with more to come. Solar Energy X S07-96-1 (Pomegranate Punch x S04-32K-10:(At The Crossroads x S01-51-11:(S97-62B-3B, sib to On Her Toes x S97-62C-1:(Strawberry Social x S94-42-2:(S90-58-3:(S97-9-4, sib to Pleasures of May x Pleasures of May) x S92-65-1, sib to Sarah Tiffney, Salamander Crossing))))). $35.00


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 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, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
duskydawn01.JPGJPG duskydawn01.JPG manage 154 K 18 Mar 2017 - 01:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
duskydawn02.JPGJPG duskydawn02.JPG manage 198 K 18 Mar 2017 - 01:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
duskydawn020.JPGJPG duskydawn020.JPG manage 251 K 23 Feb 2024 - 16:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Sacks-Joe Pye Weed's Garden
duskydawn03.JPGJPG duskydawn03.JPG manage 150 K 18 Mar 2017 - 01:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Pye Weed's Garden
Topic revision: r7 - 24 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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