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■(BB) 'Midsummer's Eve'

1999, Spoon

'Midsummer's Eve' (Donald Spoon, R. 1997). BB, 27" (69 cm). Late midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms pink; falls peach pink, darker veining; beards tangerine; lightly ruffled, flared. 'Immortality' X 'Enchanted World'. Winterberry 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing MIDSUMMER'S EVE BB, 27" (69 cm), EML & RE (July through November in zone 6). Standards and style arms baby ribbon pink. The lighter falls are peach pink with darker venation, yet smooth peach hafts. Lightly ruffled and flared. Bright orange beards. A highly dependable, continuous rebloomer for us. It sometimes puts up rebloom stalks from the same rhizome. Nicely proportioned border bearded with smaller flowers and stalks. Fertile both ways. A new path to pink rebloomers. Limited stock, order early. E.C. (Immortality X Enchanted World). $35.00. Winterberry Gardens.


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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