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■(TB) 'Chocolate Halo'

2011, Kerr

'Chocolate Halo' (Frederick Kerr, R. 2011). Seedling# 05-035-2. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms dark dresden yellow (RHS 5A); falls white with sulfur yellow (5C) from hafts to below beards, wide chocolate brown (166A) band around petal; beards mimosa yellow (8A). Seedling# 03-025: (seedling# 01-040A: ('Dazzling Jewel' x seedling# 99-023A: (seedling# 97-003C: ('Astrid Cayeux' x 'Christiana Baker') x Schreiner EE-203A)) x seedling# 00-168A: (seedling# 95-005C: (seedling# 90-073A: ('Neptune's Lantern' x seedling# 88-028-1: ('Gypsy Woman' x 'Condottiere')) x seedling# 88-028-1) x 'Queen's Circle')) X 'Spring Bliss'.

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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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ChocolateHalo9.jpgjpg ChocolateHalo9.jpg manage 58 K 19 Jul 2022 - 02:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Acres
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