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■(TB) 'Nutcracker'

2020, Blyth

'Nutcracker' (Barry Blyth, R. 2016). Seedling V280-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards blend of lilac and honey buff deepening towards more buff at midribs; falls smooth red-brown; beards gold in throat and middle, orange tipped brown at ends. Seedling T196-1: (seedling R85-Y, 'Heart of Dreams' sibling x seedling R41-4, 'Stay Stylish' pollen parent) X seedling T201-1: (seedling R89-2, 'Hello Beautiful' pod parent sibling x seedling R38-1: (seedling P109-1: ('Wicked Woman' x 'Popstar') x seedling P20-1: ('Wedding Belle' x 'Starring'))). Mid-America 2020.

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Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Mid-America Garden.Photo by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-AustraliaPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
nutcracker.jpgjpg nutcracker.jpg manage 69 K 17 Jan 2020 - 21:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
nutcracker1.jpgjpg nutcracker1.jpg manage 132 K 17 Jan 2020 - 21:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
nutcracker5.jpgjpg nutcracker5.jpg manage 134 K 26 Jan 2023 - 15:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
nutcracker50.jpgjpg nutcracker50.jpg manage 139 K 30 Jan 2023 - 03:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
nutcracker7.JPGJPG nutcracker7.JPG manage 271 K 12 Jan 2024 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
nutcracker9.jpgjpg nutcracker9.jpg manage 70 K 16 Mar 2021 - 13:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r12 - 12 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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