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■(BB) 'Fiddler'

1983, Stahly

'Fiddler' (Harold Stahly, R. 1983). Seedling #79-6. BB, 24" (60 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards deep red; falls slightly deeper; bronze beard; ruffled. Seedling #75-1-BB: (('Mary Randall', x 'Edenite') x ('Orange Chariot' x 'Barcelona')) X seedling #75-10: (('Orange Chariot' x 'Barcelona') x (('Licorice Stick' x 'Black Swan') x 'Pretty Carol')). Stahly 1984. High Commendation 1982; High Commendation 1983, Honorable Mention 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing FIDDLER (Stahly) M, 24". Deep red bitone, almost a self: bronze beard. A clean,ruffled flower with wide, round, flaring falIs. Size in excelIent proportion to height. Color holds in hot sun. Fertile. Sdlg. 79-6: Inv. Mary Randall, Edenite, Barcelona, Orange Chariot, Pretty Carol, Black Swan, Licorice Stick. HC '82,'83. $20.00. Harold Stahly.


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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BBFiddler1.JPGJPG BBFiddler1.JPG manage 149 K 14 Apr 2023 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1985 AIS Indianapolis Convention by Verna Laurin at the Zuercher Garden
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