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■(TB) 'Morning Thunder'

1984, Magee

'Morning Thunder' (Tom Magee, R. 1982). Seedling# 7513J. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale violet white, grading to pale violet at base, veined; falls pale violet white, veined amber haft markings, white signal; white beard grading to orange red at throat; ruffled and lightly laced; slight musky fragrance. Seedling# 7216B: (('Strike Me Pink' x 'Fair Luzon') x 'Pink Sleigh') X seedling# 7069A: (( 'Mary Randall' x 'Strike Me Pink' sibling) x 'Above All'). Long's Gardens 1984. High Commendation 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing MORNING THUNDER (Tom Magee) TB M 34". Dawn cloud with crack of fire. Pale violet white self and beard. Beard grading to red at throat. ((Strike Me Pink x Fair Luzon) x Pink Sleigh) X ((Mary Randall x Strike Me Pink sib) x Above All). HC 1982. $25.00. Long's Garden's.


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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