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■(TB) 'Arctic Dawn'

1971, Olson

'Arctic Dawn' (Marvin Olson, R. 1968). Seedling 66-1A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y4W, Standards canary yellow (Wilson 2/3); Falls white with canary yellow (2/2) at haft. (( 'Cliffs Of Dover' x 'Gay Princess') x 'Pink Cameo' x 'Pink Formal') x 'Mary Randall')) X 'Marshmallow'. Marvin Olson 1971. High Commendation 1968; Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing ARCTIC DAWN (Sdlg. 66-1A) TB. ((Cliffs of Dover x Gay Princess) X (Pink Cameo x Pink Formal) x Mary Randall)) X Marshmallow. Light canary yellow (R.H.S. 2/3) standards. Very WIDE white semi-flaring falls, smooth coloring of standards at haft area. Deep yellow beard. Breathtaking huge leather-like substanced ruffled blooms are perfectly spaced on 36" heavy stalks that carry the longlasting blooms upright during adverse weather. Robust grower with wide deep green foliage. Excellent breeding potential. Much admired at 1970 AIS Convention. Mid. HC'68. Very limited stock. Net $25.00. Marvin Olson.


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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