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■(TB) 'Hoopskirts'

1986, Magee

'Hoopskirts' (Tom Magee, R. 1984). Seedling# 7849. TB, 31" (79 cm), Early to late bloom. Ruffled light yellow; gold beard; slight fragrance. 'Koala' X 'Wedding Cake'. Long's Gardens 1986. High Commendation 1984; Exhibition Certificate 1984; Exhibition Certificate 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing HOOP SKIRTS (Tom Magee) TB, 31", M. From the first to the last dance, a big blocky cream with gold beards, yellow hafts, lots of ruffles, draped pleats and touches of tinged yellow lace. Koala X Wedding Cake. HC '84, EC '84 and '85. $25.00. Long's Gardens.


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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