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■(TB) 'Gray Lace'

1961, Muhlestein

'Gray Lace' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1961). Seedling# 55-9. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3L, Grayed ivory self, heavily laced. 'Queen's Lace' X 'Limelight'. Tell 1961. High Commendation 1960.

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Awaiting original catalog description
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: GRAY LACE (Muhl. '61) E.M. 36 in. Queen's Lace x Limelight. A huge globular flower of grayed cream with very very heavily laced edges on tall, well-branched stalks. H.M. 1962. 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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