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(TB) 'Full Circle'

1958, Tompkins

'Full Circle'. (Chet Tompkins, R. 1958). Seedling# 55-5. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to late bloom. Color Class-W2, White bordered brilliant violet. ('Starkist' sibling: (('Occidental' x 'Ruth Pollock') X 'Rare Marbe')) x Sass black plicata seedling # 50-69) X 'Dotted Swiss'. Fleur de Lis 1958.

Half-sibling to 'Crown Point'.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: FULL CIRCLE (Tomp. '58) E.L. 38 in. (Starkist sib. x Sass 50-96) x Dotted Swiss. One of our top favorites. Very large, broad petaled flowers of beautiful form and heavy substance. The beautifully ruffled petals are of purest white and both standards and the falls have a lovely stitched border of vivid Royal violet. Excellent branching on strong stalks. H.M. 1960. 7.50.


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.

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Topic revision: r10 - 22 Jul 2022, Harloiris
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