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■(TB) 'Cat Tales'

2018, Black

'Cat Tales' (Paul Black, R. 2018). Seedling V127A. TB, 30" (76 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards mid purple, white center heavy plicata mottled and sanded mid purple, dark purple midrib; style arms dark plum-brown, gold edge; falls center ²⁄₃ light yellow, wide solid dark purple band, haft heavily lined plicata sanded black-purple becoming wider spaced and lighter over center then becoming more heavily sanded; beard hairs based grey-white, dark burnt orange in throat, mid burnt orange in middle, ends black-brown; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Awash in Purple' sibling. Mid-America 2018.

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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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-- Main.Betsy881 - 04 Mar 2018
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CATTALES2.jpgjpg CATTALES2.jpg manage 193 K 28 Jul 2022 - 16:01 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
cattales01.jpgjpg cattales01.jpg manage 111 K 05 Mar 2018 - 12:20 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden
cattales02.jpgjpg cattales02.jpg manage 168 K 04 Apr 2018 - 11:50 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
cattales03.jpegjpeg cattales03.jpeg manage 186 K 09 Mar 2021 - 22:54 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
cattales1.jpgjpg cattales1.jpg manage 206 K 04 Sep 2020 - 01:33 UnknownUser Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
cattales10.JPGJPG cattales10.JPG manage 204 K 22 Oct 2023 - 02:56 UnknownUser Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
cattales5.jpgjpg cattales5.jpg manage 164 K 31 May 2023 - 02:20 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Mid-America Garden
cattales7.JPGJPG cattales7.JPG manage 288 K 12 Apr 2024 - 19:05 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
cattales9.jpgjpg cattales9.jpg manage 151 K 30 Mar 2023 - 02:19 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
cattales90.jpgjpg cattales90.jpg manage 224 K 30 Mar 2023 - 02:19 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r13 - 12 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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