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■(TB) 'Molly Brown'

1982, Magee

'Molly Brown' (Tom Magee, R. 1978). Seedling# 7214B. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards peach pink; peach-pink style arms with apricot stripes on sides; falls apricot with white blaze; beard bright orange at throat, grading to gold at tip; heavily laced. Seedling# 6786A: ('Amethyst Flame' x 'Mary Randall') X 'Buffy'. Long's Gardens 1982. Exhibition Certificate 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #245 April 1982 Introducing MOLLY BROWN (Magee) TB, 33", M. Unsinkable Denver Grande Dame. Peach-pink open cupped stds. opposite apricot colored falls with white blaze. Exposed stylearms peach-pink with apricot side stripes. Stds., falls, stylearms rimmed with crinkled lace. Beards bright orange at the throat, grading to gold at the tip. (Amethyst Flame x Mary Randall) X Buffy. EC 1981. $25.00. Long's 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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