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■(TB) 'Charger'

1985, Stahly

'Charger' (Harold Stahly, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-7. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards deep red; falls slightly deeper; deep red beard; ruffled. 'Royal Trumpeter' X seedling# 73-105: (('Edenite' x 'Wine And Roses') x 'Credo'). Stahly 1985. Honorable Mention 1988.

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Charger.jpgCharger01.jpgCharger12BHI.jpgcharger5.jpgcharger9.JPGCharger fl.jpgCharger Stahly 85.JPG


From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing CHARGER. TB, EM, 29", A very clean deep red bitone, near self. Beard deep red. This is a sun resistant, semi-flared flower that blooms over a long time period and has excellent ruffling for a red. Fertile. Sdlg. #78-7: Royal Trumpeter X {(Edenite x Wine & Roses) x Credo). HC '83. $25.00. Harold Stahly.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Charger.jpgjpg Charger.jpg manage 62 K 13 Jun 2011 - 14:22 AdamCordes Blooming in my garden, 2011
Charger01.jpgjpg Charger01.jpg manage 22 K 30 Jul 2014 - 03:06 UnknownUser photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Charger12BHI.jpgjpg Charger12BHI.jpg manage 84 K 15 Apr 2012 - 18:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Charger_Stahly_85.JPGJPG Charger_Stahly_85.JPG manage 66 K 04 Jan 2010 - 11:48 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Charger_fl.jpgjpg Charger_fl.jpg manage 57 K 07 Mar 2011 - 06:31 IrisP  
charger5.jpgjpg charger5.jpg manage 86 K 07 Nov 2013 - 17:42 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
charger9.JPGJPG charger9.JPG manage 137 K 16 Apr 2023 - 14:58 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1987 AIS Phoneix Convention by Verna Laurin at the Solomon Garden
Topic revision: r22 - 17 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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