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■(TB) 'Light Stitches'

1962, Muhlestein

'Light Stitches' (Tell Muhlestein, R. 1962). Seedling# 58-17. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2B, White ground plicata lightly marked blue. 'Caroline Jane' X ('Aldura' x ('Blue Shimmer' x ('Electra' x 'Wasatch'))). Tell 1962.Tell

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog,1962: LIGHT STITCHES (Muhlestein) Midseason 40". (Caroline Jane) X (((Aldura) x ((Blue Shimmer)) x (Electra x Wasatch))) Large white-ground plicata neatly and lightly marked with blue. Has very wide styles. Vigorous grower. Introduced for breeding. A good stock. # 57-18. $5.00


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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