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■(TB) 'Amoena'

1812, Candolle

'Amoena' (Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, 1812). ML, 22"; Standards white; falls white ground veined violet-blue. Light PBF. Diploid from Belgium.

See below:

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Original description from Les Liliacées

Leaves 20"-24" (50-60 cm) with PBF. Stalk same size or even shorter. Falls whitish base with dull purple veins, lobe rich purple marked with a few white veins. Standards white, wavy, crenulated at edge, with a fine purple line at border.



Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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Topic revision: r17 - 09 May 2024, PascalJordan
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