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■(BB) 'Ruby Wilson'

1989, Denney

'Ruby Wilson' (Don Denney by James McWhirter, R. 1988). Seedling #D79-224. BB, 24" (61 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards velvety deep maroon with cherry infusion; falls darker; self beard. 'Spectacular Bid' X 'Maroon Bells'. Cottage Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1991.

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Ruby Wilson BB Don Denney 1989.jpgrubywilson02.JPGrubywilson1.JPG


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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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ruby Wilson BB Don Denney 1989.jpgjpg Ruby Wilson BB Don Denney 1989.jpg manage 341 K 09 Mar 2021 - 20:26 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
rubywilson02.JPGJPG rubywilson02.JPG manage 89 K 07 Jul 2014 - 11:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
rubywilson1.JPGJPG rubywilson1.JPG manage 68 K 24 May 2020 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Cottage Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r12 - 10 Mar 2021, Harloiris
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