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■(BB) 'Dance Gypsy'

2003, Markham

'Dance Gypsy' (Lynn Markham, R. 2002). Seedling #95-7C2. BB, 25" (64 cm), Midseason to very late bloom. Standards strong reddish violet (RHS 83C) blend, darker texture veining, lighter edge infused gold; style arms gold infused reddish violet, crests matching Standards; falls strong reddish violet blend, deeper violet (83B) flash below beard, gold brown cheeks, hafts gold brushed warm brown; beards cadmium orange (23A), thick and prominent; ruffled, flared; slight sweet fragrance. 'Twilight Blaze' X 'Simmer'. Markham 2003. Honorable Mention 2005.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DanceGypsy01.jpgjpg DanceGypsy01.jpg manage 49 K 01 Jan 2015 - 22:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
DanceGypsy02.jpgjpg DanceGypsy02.jpg manage 59 K 01 Jan 2015 - 23:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
DanceGypsy0216.jpgjpg DanceGypsy0216.jpg manage 24 K 25 Jul 2016 - 12:07 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
dance_gypsy-X2.jpgjpg dance_gypsy-X2.jpg manage 315 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:56 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
dancegypsy01.jpgjpg dancegypsy01.jpg manage 16 K 02 Jun 2015 - 20:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Toadland Gardens
dancegypsy02.jpgjpg dancegypsy02.jpg manage 62 K 08 Nov 2017 - 04:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
dancegypsy1.jpgjpg dancegypsy1.jpg manage 71 K 28 Jul 2019 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
Topic revision: r20 - 28 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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