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■(TB) 'Lilac Wax'

1972, Rudolph

'Lilac Wax' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1972). Seedling# 67-42. TB, 29" (74 cm), Midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled lilac (RHS 69D), deeper lilac streak length of falls; red beard. Seedling# 65-50 X 'Pink Taffeta'. Rudolph 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing LILAC WAX (Rudolph '72). $25.00. No. 67-42 (65-50 x Pink Taffeta). Mid-season. 29". Lilac self (RHS 69D) with a deeper lilac streak the length of the falls. Standards are well formed and domed. The flaring falls are nicely ruffled, with a line of deeper lilac color running the length of the falls. Bright red beard. Very heavy substance, finish and texture. Three branches and terminal, with six buds. Plant habits are excellent. Fertile both ways. Best Seedling of Show and Exhibition Certificate '71. Sister to PINK SLEIGH. 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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