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■(BB) 'Border Skirmish'

2014, Ghio

'Border Skirmish' ( Joseph Ghio, R. 2013) Seedling #07-5Z2. BB, 26" (66 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards orange; falls orange base washed red to an almost solid red edge; beards tangerine. 'Smart Money' X seedling #05-31L: (seedling #U02-2B, unknown, x seedling #U02-10J, unknown). Bay View 2014. Honorable Mention 2016.

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From Bay View catalog, 2014: BORDER SKIRMISH, BB, 26 inches, EM. A different bicolor: Standards are orange and the falls have an orange base washed over with red to an almost solid red edge. Perfectly proportioned blossoms on well branched stalks. Add tangerine beards and light ruffling to finish this cutie. No. 07-5Z2: Smart Money X 05-31L: (U02-2B, unknown, x U02-10J, unknown). $35.00


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: r27 - 18 Mar 2024, TLaurin
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