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■(TB) 'Lilac Ruffles'

1971, Rudolph

'Lilac Ruffles' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1970). Seedling# 66-80. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early bloom. Standards light lilac (RHS 85B); falls pale lilac, blending to light lilac at edge, very ruffled. Seedling# 64-33: ('Rippling Waters' x seedling# 61-59) X 'Lilac Flare'. Rudolph 1971. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #201 April 1971 Introducing LILAC RUFFLES. $25.00. 1971. No. 66-80 64-33 (Rippling Waters x 61-59) X Lilac Flare (Rippling Waters x 61-59). Early. 29". A very pleasing shade of lilac. Standards light lilac (RHS 85 B); falls light lilac blending to violet at the edge (RHS 87 B). Very ruffled with domed standards and round flaring falls, complemented with a light violet tipped tangerine beard. Very fragrant. Four branches and terminal with 8 or more buds. Substance and plant habits are excellent. Fertile both ways. Lakelawn 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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