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■(TB) 'First Page'

2005, Black

'First Page' (Paul Black, R. 2005). Seedling# J140B. TB, 44" (112 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light-medium mauve; style arms butter peach; falls light-medium pinkish mauve, red grape haft with few plicata marks; beards orange; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Keeping Up Appearances' X 'I've Got Rhythm'. Mid-America 2005.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2005: FIRST PAGE - TB, 44" (112 cm), Midseason-Late. First Page is one of the crosses made to improve winter hardiness and disease resistance of the various forms of plicatas. Standards are light to medium mauve with softly contrasted butter-peach stylearms. Light pearl-mauve falls have red grape hafts with a few plicata marks. Medium orange beards highlight First Page. Growth is robust as one would expect from its parent Keeping Up Appearances. Show stalks have 4-5 branches and 13-15 buds. First Page is an exceptional parent. Sdlg. J140B: Keeping Up Appearances X I've Got Rhythm. $45.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FirstPage04.JPGJPG FirstPage04.JPG manage 146 K 25 Aug 2016 - 15:15 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
First_Page.jpgjpg First_Page.jpg manage 59 K 12 Jun 2011 - 20:41 AdamCordes Photo taken in my garden, June 2007.
First_Page_EI.JPGJPG First_Page_EI.JPG manage 72 K 10 Jun 2015 - 08:56 Main.ruiris Photo by Tatiyana Alimova
firstpage01.jpgjpg firstpage01.jpg manage 67 K 30 Aug 2014 - 19:22 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
firstpage02.jpgjpg firstpage02.jpg manage 68 K 21 Sep 2015 - 02:02 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
firstpage1.jpegjpeg firstpage1.jpeg manage 117 K 24 Dec 2015 - 16:26 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
firstpage2.jpgjpg firstpage2.jpg manage 227 K 01 Oct 2017 - 02:27 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
firstpage9.JPGJPG firstpage9.JPG manage 283 K 29 Apr 2023 - 19:47 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
firstpage90.JPGJPG firstpage90.JPG manage 224 K 29 Apr 2023 - 19:48 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
firstpage91.JPGJPG firstpage91.JPG manage 203 K 29 Apr 2023 - 19:48 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
firstpage92.JPGJPG firstpage92.JPG manage 187 K 29 Apr 2023 - 19:48 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
firstpage93.JPGJPG firstpage93.JPG manage 156 K 29 Apr 2023 - 19:48 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
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