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■(TB) 'Tamarisk'

1987, Gaddie

'Tamarisk' (Gene Gaddie, R. 1986). Seedling# 32-22. TB, 39" (99 cm). Midseason bloom. Light cool pink; coral beard.' Cherished' X 'Pink Sleigh'. Gaddies' Gardens 1987. High Commendation 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing TAMARISK-TB-EC & HC awards in '86. Extra durable, well formed, extensively laced, light cool pink self with coral beards; exceptionally short, round petals; very flaring falls. But, most unusual for this color class: Stately 39" stalks that hold up in severe storms. Three branches, superbly placed along a nice S-curve, hold eight buds (three in terminal). #32-22: Cherished X Pink Sleigh. $25.00. Gaddies' 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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TamariskEI.jpgjpg TamariskEI.jpg manage 27 K 21 Dec 2012 - 13:58 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
TamariskSI.jpgjpg TamariskSI.jpg manage 186 K 17 Oct 2019 - 15:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
tamarisk02a.jpgjpg tamarisk02a.jpg manage 45 K 06 Mar 2017 - 19:14 Main.Harloiris Photo by Exline Iris Garden
tamarisk9.JPGJPG tamarisk9.JPG manage 72 K 02 Sep 2021 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 18 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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