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■(TB) 'Lemon Reflection'

1978, Smith

'Lemon Reflection' (Raymond G. Smith, R. 1976). Seedling# 7511CR. TB, 30" (76 cm). Midseason bloom and re-bloom. Heavily ruffled brilliant greenish yellow (Nickerson 7.5Y 9/8) self; self beard. 'Lemon Mist' X 'Moonlight Duet'. R. G. Smith 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing LEMON REFLECTION. A heavily ruffled light yellow self that can compete with once bloomers. Large, wide and well branched. May not rebloom in areas much colder than Indiana, but well worth growing for Spring bloom alone. $25.00. Raymond Smith.


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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LemonReflection01.jpgjpg LemonReflection01.jpg manage 80 K 07 Apr 2015 - 12:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
LemonReflection02.jpgjpg LemonReflection02.jpg manage 85 K 07 Apr 2015 - 12:42 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
LemonReflectionNN.jpgjpg LemonReflectionNN.jpg manage 44 K 08 Nov 2011 - 19:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
lemonreflection.jpgjpg lemonreflection.jpg manage 67 K 25 Jan 2010 - 00:11 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
lemonreflection5.JPGJPG lemonreflection5.JPG manage 201 K 08 Feb 2024 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r15 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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