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■(TB) 'Caramel'

1951, Lowry

'Caramel' (Edith Lowry, R. 1951) TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom. Cream, yellow, and buff blend. 'Mexico' x seedling# L6-136: ('Mexico x seedling# L2-27: 'Old Parchment' x 'Katharine Larmon)'. Lowry 1954. Honorable Mention 1954.

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catalog description
CARAMEL, Mexico x L6-136(Mexico x L2-27: Old Parchment x Katharine Larmon) $20.00 Net, Beautiful and distinctive in color and form, this slightly ruffled flower is a light blend of rich butter-caramel tones. The conic standards are deeper in color than the wide flaring falls which are edged with the same color as the standards. There is a slight pale blue blaze at the tip of the yellow beard. Contrasting bright yellow-brown shoulders are pleasingly attractive and unique. The flowers are of medium size with firm substance. The stalk is well branched and sturdy. The plant is hardy and vigorous. Mid-season. Stalk 36° H.C.’48 H.M. ‘52


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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