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■(TB) 'King Pink'

1953, Wallace

'King Pink' (M. D. Wallace, R. 1952). Seedling# 48-7. TB, 50" (127 cm). Late midseason bloom. Salmon-pink self, red beard. (Seedling: 'Kalinga' x 'Golden Madonna') x (seedling# T46-72C: ('Nylon' x 'Golden Eagle'). Wallace 1953.

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From Wallace Gardens catalog, 1955: KING PINK-1953-(0verture x Heavy Pink Blend Seedling. Tall huge apricot and peach. Tangerine beard. Often reaches 48-50 inches in height. For garden appeal it is unequaled. Guests in the garden frequently call back for its lovely blooms. $1.00.
 
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kingpink.JPGJPG kingpink.JPG manage 118 K 15 Jun 2020 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink1.JPGJPG kingpink1.JPG manage 114 K 15 Jun 2020 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink2.JPGJPG kingpink2.JPG manage 111 K 15 Jun 2020 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink3.JPGJPG kingpink3.JPG manage 126 K 15 Jun 2020 - 20:42 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink4.JPGJPG kingpink4.JPG manage 153 K 28 Dec 2021 - 15:10 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink40.JPGJPG kingpink40.JPG manage 143 K 28 Dec 2021 - 15:10 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kingpink9.JPGJPG kingpink9.JPG manage 84 K 21 Aug 2021 - 01:57 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r10 - 23 Jan 2022, BrewItt
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