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■(TB) 'Cannonball'

1994, Schreiner

'Cannonball' (Schreiner, R. 1994) Sdlg. W 902-2. TB, 41" (104 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards red wine; falls deeper velvety red wine (RHS 59A); beards yellow; ruffled. 'Warrior King' X seedling# T 1576-F: ('Gypsy Caravan' x 'Cayenne Pepper'). Schreiner 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-06-11
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cannonball06.jpgjpg Cannonball06.jpg manage 56 K 21 Mar 2014 - 03:38 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
CannonballCT.jpgjpg CannonballCT.jpg manage 63 K 28 Oct 2011 - 19:37 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Cannonball_(2).JPGJPG Cannonball_(2).JPG manage 90 K 16 Jun 2016 - 05:49 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Cannonball_(4).JPGJPG Cannonball_(4).JPG manage 104 K 16 Jun 2016 - 05:49 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Cannonball_(8).JPGJPG Cannonball_(8).JPG manage 112 K 16 Jun 2016 - 05:50 Main.Neira in my garden , France
Cannonball_23_0.jpgjpg Cannonball_23_0.jpg manage 19 K 29 Mar 2012 - 03:03 Cannonball
cannonball01.jpegjpeg cannonball01.jpeg manage 60 K 27 Aug 2014 - 16:40 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
cannonball07.JPGJPG cannonball07.JPG manage 217 K 23 Feb 2020 - 23:29 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
cannonball08.JPGJPG cannonball08.JPG manage 174 K 23 Feb 2020 - 23:28 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
cannonball09.JPGJPG cannonball09.JPG manage 248 K 23 Feb 2020 - 23:26 UnknownUser Photo by Rene Martin-France
cannonball1TIF.jpgjpg cannonball1TIF.jpg manage 5 K 04 Dec 2011 - 20:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
cannonball5.jpgjpg cannonball5.jpg manage 65 K 07 Nov 2013 - 21:24 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
cannonball7.jpgjpg cannonball7.jpg manage 42 K 26 Nov 2018 - 16:31 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
cannonball_fl.jpgjpg cannonball_fl.jpg manage 73 K 05 Mar 2011 - 08:27 IrisP  
Topic revision: r20 - 05 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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