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■(BB) 'Late Magic'

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1983, Wright

'Late Magic' (Horace Wright, R. 1982). Seedling #6505. BB, 22" (56 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. White ground plicata, stitched pale violet; yellow beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Gibson Girl' X 'Late Returns'. Hall's Flower Garden 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing LATE MAGIC (Horace Wright) Sdlg. 6505. BB, 22" (56 cm), EM & RE. White ground plicata, stitched pale violet; yellow beards; slight sweet fragrance. Gibson Girl X Late Returns. Fertile both ways. Net $15.00. Hall's Flower Garden.


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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IMG_9542.jpgjpg IMG_9542.jpg manage 376 K 27 Dec 2018 - 21:55 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Rebert Garden, Bed #30.
Late Magic.jpgjpg Late Magic.jpg manage 320 K 26 Sep 2021 - 03:35 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD
latemagic01.jpgjpg latemagic01.jpg manage 95 K 10 Jun 2014 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
latemagic0116.jpgjpg latemagic0116.jpg manage 19 K 31 Jul 2016 - 18:21 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Topic revision: r15 - 09 Apr 2022, Harloiris
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