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■(TB) 'Wichita Falls'

2018, Benson by Rhodes

'Wichita Falls'  (Z. Benson, deceased, by Mary M. Rhodes, R. 2018) TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards broken color lilac and white; style arms ochre-gold, lilac midrib; same as standards, very wide; beards light lavender; flat form. Parentage unknown. Hillcrest 2018. Honorable Mention 2021. Novelty.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • This one is Nancy’s. It is very similar to mine, looks like a tulip some years -- Main.arlchil - 22 Apr 2020
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Topic revision: r9 - 29 Sep 2022, Harloiris
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