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■(TB) 'Datebook'

1974, Corlew

'Datebook' (Glenn Corlew, R. 1972). Seedling 605-A. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Smoky rose self; tangerine beard. 'Kimzey' X seedling 446-7A: ('Signature' x 'Flaming Heart'). Corlew 1974. Exhibition Certificate 1972; High Commendation 1973, Honorable Mention 1976; Favorite Guest 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing DATEBOOK $25.00 (Glenn F. Corlew 1974). Large, broad petaled and very ruffled. The falls flare at an almost horizontal angle, giving an illustion of flight. In color it is a smooth, smokey rose self and sports a tangerine-orange beard. The extremely heavy substance gives long life to each blossom. Good increase and generous bloom, often giving three stalks on a first year plant. Fertile. 32". Midseason.Seedling #605-A. Kimzey X (Signature x Flaming Heart). EC Concord Show 1972. HC 1973. Cherry Lane Gardens.


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.RPries - 2010-07-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
datebook03.JPGJPG datebook03.JPG manage 958 K 13 Jan 2017 - 13:40 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
datebook1.JPGJPG datebook1.JPG manage 931 K 13 Dec 2016 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
datebook2.JPGJPG datebook2.JPG manage 864 K 13 Dec 2016 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
datebook4.JPGJPG datebook4.JPG manage 619 K 09 May 2018 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
datebook5.JPGJPG datebook5.JPG manage 632 K 09 May 2018 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r20 - 24 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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