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■(TB) 'Swing King'

1984, Magee

'Swing King' (Tom Magee, R. 1984). Seedling# 7830B. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards gold; falls ivory, edged gold, reverse gold; gold beard; ruffled and lightly laced. 'Colorado Sunshine' X 'Bride's Halo'. Long's Gardens 1986. Exhibition Certificate 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing SWING KING (Tom Magee) TB, 35", M. Big Band tribute. Large gold trumpet crown standards with ivory, gold-banded falls truckin' round. Gold note beards. Colorado Sunshine X Bride's Halo. EC '84. $25.00. Long's 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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Topic revision: r13 - 23 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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