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■(TB) 'Beige Melody'

1974, Rudolph

'Beige Melody' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1973). Seedling# 71-16. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light beige with pink flush (RHS 19D); falls off-white with beige-pink edge (27D): lacy styles; white beard tipped orange red. 'Lemon Mist' X seedling# 68-77: (seedling# 64-13 x seedling# 66-60: ('Moon Crest' x 'Yellow Chiffon')). Rudolph 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing BEIGE MELODY. $25.00. No. 71-16 (LEMON MIST X 68-77). Midseason TB 30". A delightful shade of light beige close to RHS 19D. Closed standards light beige, beautifully formed and ruffled, framing the striped beige lacy styles. Wide, flaring falls off white with a beige-pink edge, deeper beige at haft; underside of falls green; coral red beard. Four branches with seven or more buds. Plant habits are excellent. Fertile. A very pleasing combination of colors. Lakelawn Gardens.


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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