■(BB) 'Frosty Spirit'
- (Richard Tasco
, R. 2017) Seedling 11-BB-01-23. BB, 27" (69 cm), Early midseason bloom. standards very pale light blue, centers lighter, few thin green veins at midrib; style arms very pale light blue; Falls same, lighter centers; beards golden orange 1st half then wisteria blue (RHS 92A); blue slightly darker in cooler weather; moderately ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling 07-SDB-79-17-HR: (seedling 05-SDB-31-13: (Carmel Celeste
x seedling 02-SDB-01-02: (Love Unlimited
)) x seedling 5-SDB-03-18-HR: ('Punk'
x seedling 03-SDB-04-02-HR: ('Mesmerizer'
x Hager pumila seedling 4471TyY : ('Ceremony'
x Hager pumila seedling 2847WFlrPr: (seedling BU68 x 'Atomic Blue'
))))) X 'Glacier Point'
. Superstition 2017. Honorable Mention 2019
; Award of Merit 2021
| From Superstition Itis Garden catalog, 2017 - FROSTY SPIRIT (Tasco 2017) BB, 27", EM. Seedling 11-BB-01-23. Very pale light blue, lighter in centers; sllightly darker in cooler weathge; couple of thin green veins on standard midribs. Wistaria blue beard is golden orange in throat. Moderately ruffled flowers with up to 7 buds and a medium sweet fragrance. There are rebloom and space-age genes in the background, but neither characterostic has shown up here. 07-SDB-17-79-HR: (05-SDB-31-13: Carmel Celeste x 02-SDB-01-12: (Love Unlimited x Yearling))) x 05-SDB-03-18-HR: (Punk x 03-SDB-04-02-HR: (Mesmerizer x Hager pumila 4471TYY: (Ceremony x pumila 2847WEIrPr: (BU 68 x Atomic Blue)))) X Glacier Point. $30.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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