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■(TB) 'Lilac Crest'

1982, Rudolph

'Lilac Crest' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1981). Seedling# 77-77. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light lilac (RHS 84D); falls pale lilac at hafts, blending to white; lilac beard tipped tangerine; ruffled and fringed; pronounced fragrance. ( 'Louise Watts' x 'Pink Angel') X 'Chartreuse Ruffles'. Klehm Nursery 1982. High Commendation 1980 (Sdlg. 77-77), High Commendation 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing LILAC CREST - Sdlg. 77-77. (Louise Watts x Pink Angel) X Chartreuse Ruffles. TB, 30", M. The overall color is a lilac-pink bitone. Ruffled, domed standards are a medium lilac with a pink flush, very ruffled and flounced. Wide, round, flaring falls are a pale lilac, blending to white, very ruffled and flounced. Lilac-tipped beard. Four branches with six or more buds. Plant habits are excellent. Fertile both ways. HC 1980/1. $25.00. Klehm Nursery.


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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