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■(TB) 'Sugar Creek Blues'

2005, Nicodemus

'Sugar Creek Blues' (Barbara Nicodemus, R. 2004). Seedling# C6-A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards icy white; style arms white with medium blue edge and midrib; falls medium blue, texture veined, flared; beards white, tipped pale yellow in middle, yellow in throat; ruffled. 'Mariah' X 'Sierra Grande'. Rockytop 2005.

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SUGAR CREEK BLUES (Nicodemus 2005)Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Barbara NicodemusTaken in my garden in zone 5b on May 17, 2011


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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.

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-02-26
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SUGAR_CREEK_BLUES_(Nicodemus_2005).JPGJPG SUGAR_CREEK_BLUES_(Nicodemus_2005).JPG manage 771 K 16 Aug 2016 - 18:41 PerryDyer  
SugarCreekBluessunkp1.JPGJPG SugarCreekBluessunkp1.JPG manage 52 K 18 May 2011 - 02:37 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 17, 2011
sugarcreekblues01.jpgjpg sugarcreekblues01.jpg manage 180 K 20 Mar 2017 - 19:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
sugarcreekblues5.JPGJPG sugarcreekblues5.JPG manage 108 K 22 Feb 2024 - 04:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Barbara Nicodemus
Topic revision: r15 - 22 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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