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■(TB) 'Melon Squeeze'

2019, Toth

'Melon Squeeze' (David Toth, R. 2019). Seedling 16-574. TB, 30" (76 cm), Late bloom. Soft canteloupe orange self; beards same, 1½˝ fuzzy horns; slight spicy fragrance. 'Oasis Rock' X seedling 10-18: ('Capricious Candles' x 'Ziggy'). Indian Creek 2019.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_5209.JPGJPG IMG_5209.JPG manage 1 MB 21 Apr 2023 - 00:28 Main.erinchien  
IMG_5210.JPGJPG IMG_5210.JPG manage 1 MB 21 Apr 2023 - 00:28 Main.erinchien  
melonsqueeze.jpgjpg melonsqueeze.jpg manage 136 K 22 Oct 2019 - 20:34 UnknownUser Photo by David Toth of Indian Creek Iris.
melonsqueeze1.jpgjpg melonsqueeze1.jpg manage 132 K 22 Oct 2019 - 20:35 UnknownUser Photo by David Toth of Indian Creek Iris.
melonsqueezedash.jpgjpg melonsqueezedash.jpg manage 200 K 24 Dec 2021 - 13:29 UnknownUser Photo by Howard Dash-Reblooming Dec..2021 at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum
Topic revision: r10 - 21 Apr 2023, erinchien
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