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■(TB) 'Marchesa'

2022, Smith

'Marchesa' (Marky Smith, R. 2018). Seedling 15-10V. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards pink-yellow ground, pale yellow-orange (RHS 18C) edge, midrib yellow-orange (23D), base covered with fine dark red-violet dots inside petal; style arms pale yellow, pale yellow-orange crest and sides, one pale orange vertical ruffle at end of midrib; falls primrose yellow ground, mauve infusion at distal tip, heavily veined purple more pronounced around beard, cream hafts, heavily ruffled clear primrose yellow edge; beards smoked greyed vermilon in throat and middle, tipped orange in middle, light yellow end. 'Read Between the Lines' X 'Escape From Boredom'. Salmon Creek 2022.

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Photo by Marky SmithPhoto by Marky Smith


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
marchesa8.JPGJPG marchesa8.JPG manage 166 K 16 Jun 2021 - 21:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Marky Smith
marchesa9.JPGJPG marchesa9.JPG manage 63 K 13 Dec 2020 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Marky Smith
Topic revision: r5 - 14 Jan 2023, BrewItt
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