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■(TB) 'Orchid Tapestry'

1970, Rudolph

'Orchid Tapestry' (Nate Rudolph, R. 1965). TB, 30" (76 cm), Early midseason bloom. Color Class-RV1L, Orchid-pink self, close to Wilson 632/2; falls lighter in center. Seedling# 63-10 (Fay seedling# 56-06, sibling to 'Arctic Flame', x seedling# 59-31) x seedling# 61-43 X seedling# 61-59, involving 'Rippling Waters'. Rudolph 1970. Honorable Mention 1972.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing ORCHID TAPESTRY (Rudolph '70) $25.00. No. 65-33 (63-10 X 61-59: (Fay 56-06 X 59-31: (Fleeta X 55-55: (53-23 X May Hall). Early, 30". A clear medium orchid self RHS 78jD. The nicely ruffled blossoms have a lighter area at the center of the wide flaring falls. Five well-spaced branches with ten buds. Very fragrant. Fertile both ways. Lakelawn 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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orchid01.JPGJPG orchid01.JPG manage 705 K 06 Mar 2018 - 16:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
orchid02.JPGJPG orchid02.JPG manage 428 K 27 Mar 2018 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
Topic revision: r15 - 16 Nov 2023, Harloiris
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