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■(TB) 'Taste Of Honey'

1966, Schreiner

'Taste Of Honey' (Schreiner, R. 1966). Seedling# T 1002-2. TB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Clear golden brassy yellow self with distinguishing shoulder markings of distinct brown embossing. 'Olympic Torch' X 'Hindu Wand'. Schreiner 1966. Honorable Mention 1967.

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in my garden - south of Francein my garden - south of FranceTaste Of Honey flPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1966 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Hornbaker Gardens


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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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Taste Of Honey - Schreiner 1966 1.jpgjpg Taste Of Honey - Schreiner 1966 1.jpg manage 177 K 13 Sep 2017 - 11:11 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
Taste Of Honey - Schreiner 1966 2.jpgjpg Taste Of Honey - Schreiner 1966 2.jpg manage 102 K 13 Sep 2017 - 11:12 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
TasteOfHoneyHG.jpgjpg TasteOfHoneyHG.jpg manage 57 K 21 Mar 2012 - 13:04 BetsyHiggins Photo by Hornbaker Gardens
Taste_Of_Honey_fl.jpgjpg Taste_Of_Honey_fl.jpg manage 36 K 12 Aug 2012 - 04:39 IrisP  
tasteofhoney03.JPGJPG tasteofhoney03.JPG manage 88 K 19 Jun 2014 - 15:53 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
tasteofhoney1.JPGJPG tasteofhoney1.JPG manage 424 K 20 Sep 2020 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1966 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 24 Apr 2024, DougChyz
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