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(TB) 'Crazy Quilt'

1958, Vallette

'Crazy Quilt' (Wilma Vallette, R. 1954). TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y2, Yellow and brownish rose. 'Ruth Pollock' x 'Peachblow'. Vallette 1958.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: CRAZY QUILT (Vallette '58) M-36". A strange yellow plicata, standards washed light bronzy-red, often irregularly streaked & splashed bright lilac in a crazy-quilt design. Falls creamy yellow, stippled & edged wine red. Markings extremely variable, with no two flowers, nor even two petals, just alike. Reg. $1.25; on $10 order 90c; on $25 order 75c; 3 for $2.05; 10 for $6.15.


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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Topic revision: r8 - 28 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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