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■(TB) 'The Mad Hatter'

1951, Lyon

'The Mad Hatter' (David Lyon, R. 1950). Seedling# D204-47-7. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Red and maroon bitone. 'Ranger' X 'Cordovan'. Lyon 1951. Honorable Mention 1951.

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References:

From Lyon’s Irisland catalog, 1959: THE MAD HATTER (Lyon '51) $1.50 A deep maroon, with heavy velvety falls, overlaid with blackish maroon. The standards are nicely arched, the form is semi-flaring. Well branched. 38". M-L. (Ranger X Cordovan) H.M.'51.
 
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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Topic revision: r13 - 06 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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