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■(TB) 'Hacker's Delight'

2003, de la Motte

'Hacker's Delight' (Ron de la Motte, R. 2003). Seedling# 95-54-16. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards white tinged purple; style arms same, light purple vein; falls violet purple (darker than RHS 89A), 1/8"-1/4" light purple edge; beards orange, hairy purple horn, sometimes spoon or flounce; ruffled; slight fragrance.' 'Howdy Do X 'Liaison'.

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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.

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hackersdelight9.jpgjpg hackersdelight9.jpg manage 227 K 04 Jun 2023 - 02:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Jim Cummins
hackersdelight90.jpgjpg hackersdelight90.jpg manage 184 K 04 Jun 2023 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Jim Cummins
Topic revision: r6 - 06 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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