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■(BB) 'Gay Romance'

2020, Black

'Gay Romance' (Paul Black, R. 2020). Seedling Y130A. BB, 27" (69 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards dark slate-purple, lighter margins, dark indigo rib; style arms mid peach-buff; falls warm white, palest buff haft and rim; beards mid orange; pronounced musky fragrance. Seedling V118A, 'Only the Shadow Knows' sibling, X seedling W116C: (seedling S158A: ('Bubblicious' x seedling Q6B: ('Dearie' x 'Drifting Bubbles')) x 'Lost World'). Mid-America 2020. Honorable Mention 2023.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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
gayromance.JPGJPG gayromance.JPG manage 136 K 21 Jan 2020 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
gayromance1.JPGJPG gayromance1.JPG manage 227 K 21 Jan 2020 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
gayromance5.JPGJPG gayromance5.JPG manage 185 K 06 May 2024 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
gayromance9.jpgjpg gayromance9.jpg manage 194 K 09 Sep 2021 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
gayromance90.jpgjpg gayromance90.jpg manage 160 K 08 Apr 2022 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
gayromance91.jpgjpg gayromance91.jpg manage 159 K 08 Apr 2022 - 19:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
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