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■(TB) 'Kiss Me Softly'

2018, Painter

'Kiss Me Softly' (Lesley Painter, R. 2018). Seedling L90-11E. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light pink; falls cream white, ¼˝ purple edge; beards tangerine; slight fragrance. 'Restless Heart' X 'Comfortable'. TBIS 2018. Honorable Mention 2023.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kiss_me_softly_em.jpgjpg kiss_me_softly_em.jpg manage 117 K 12 Jan 2020 - 00:03 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
kiss_me_softly_em_2.jpgjpg kiss_me_softly_em_2.jpg manage 122 K 12 Jan 2020 - 00:04 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
kiss_me_softly_em_3.jpgjpg kiss_me_softly_em_3.jpg manage 112 K 12 Jan 2020 - 00:04 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
kissmesoftly01.jpgjpg kissmesoftly01.jpg manage 75 K 21 Apr 2020 - 21:33 UnknownUser Photo by Debbie Strauss
kissmesoftly9.JPGJPG kissmesoftly9.JPG manage 155 K 12 May 2022 - 02:20 UnknownUser Photo by Michaela Lango
Topic revision: r6 - 14 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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