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■(TB) 'Returning Peace'

1974, Smith

'Returning Peace' ( Raymond G. Smith, R. 1973). Seedling# 0271BR. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. White self; orange-tangerine beard. Seedling# 6634LR: ( 'Rippling Waters' x (re-blooming seedling x 'Lacy Lu')) X seedling# 6649CR: ( 'Arctic Flame' x seedling# B121BR). R. G. Smith 1974.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing RETURNING PEACE. Our 1974 introduction is tall, wide, and handsome. Seven to nine buds. White with orange-tangerine beard. Outstanding increase, health, vigor, and growth habits. A cut stalk developed perfectly formed flowers for over two weeks. Fine branching and extra heavy substance.(Rippling Waters x reb. sdlg.) X (sib to Laced Duet). $30.00. Raymond Smith.


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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