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■(TB) 'Lighted Lantern'

1991, Magee

'Lighted Lantern' (Tom Magee, R. 1986). Seedling# 809A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled frost white, inconspicuous orange haft markings; scarlet beard. Seedling# 7318A: (('Above All' x 'Fuji's Mantle') x ('Mary Randall' x seedling# G5910, 'Strike Me Pink' sibling)) X seedling# 7734D: ( 'Colorado Sunshine' x 'White Lightning'). Long's Garden 1991. Exhibition Certificate 1985; Exhibition Certificate 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing LIGHTED LANTERN (Tom Magee) 36" M. Floods the show bench with 4 or 5 lights along pole stalk. In the garden a thousand points of light. Wide, white frosted glass, overlapping standards & falls. Beards peek out fire red. EC 1985, EC 1986, 2 ECs 1990. ((Above All x Fuji's Mantle) x (Mary Randall x Strike-Me-Pink sib)) X (Colorado Sunshine x White Lightning). See color ad on page 62. $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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