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■(TB) 'First Class'

2022, Sutton

'First Class' (Michael Sutton, R. 2022) Seedling AD-5717-A, TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards palest cream, heavy apricot-pink flush up midrib; style arms cream; falls apricot, blending into red-violet halfway down petal; beards tangerine-orange; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. 'Magical' X 'Strawberry Sorbet'. Sutton’s 2022.

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Photo by SuttonPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at Lee WalkerPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France


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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 - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
firstclass1.jpgjpg firstclass1.jpg manage 211 K 18 Dec 2021 - 03:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
firstclass5.jpgjpg firstclass5.jpg manage 142 K 08 Jun 2023 - 02:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Lee Walker's Garden
firstclass7.JPGJPG firstclass7.JPG manage 191 K 12 Jun 2024 - 19:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r6 - 12 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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