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(TB) 'Cantabile'

1930, Williamson

'Cantabile' (E. B. Williamson, R. 1929) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-W3M. ('Lent A. Williamson' x unknown). Longfield 1930; 1938; Peckham 1939; R., 1929.

Additional nursery listings: Wayman 1943.

See below:

Cantabile TB 1930 Longfield Intro.png


From Adamgrove catalog, 1937: CANTABILE (Williamson, 1930) This parent of the famous WABASH shares its color scheme--white standards, violet falls edged white. White-lined hafts; yellow beards. It's smaller than its more illustrious scion. $5.00
Wayman, 1943: Cantabile—42 in. S—snow white; F—amethyst violet. 0.30c.


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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