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■(BB) 'Rustler's Rhapsody'

2013, Black

'Rustler's Rhapsody' (Paul Black, R. 2013) Seedling #R186A. BB, 25" (64 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards mid saffron-gold, very lightly washed rust-red; style arms mid dark saffron-gold; falls mid saffron-gold base, haft closely lined and veined rust-red, center washed dark rust-red blending paler toward edge leaving narrow gold rim; beards dark marigold in throat, mid marigold in middle, mid yellow end; slight spicy fragrance. 'Here We Go' X 'Wild. Mid-America 2013. Honorable Mention 2015.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2013: RUSTLER'S RHAPSODY (Black ‘13) BB Early-Midseason 25” (63cm). Bright & bold color! Show stalks have 3 branches & 7-9 buds. Demonstrates the versatility of Here We Go as a parent. Fertile both ways. Strong clean growth. Sdlg. R186A: Here We Go X Wild. $30.00.


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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RustlerRhapsody02.JPGJPG RustlerRhapsody02.JPG manage 56 K 06 Sep 2014 - 16:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
Rustlers01.jpgjpg Rustlers01.jpg manage 79 K 28 Mar 2015 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
Rustlers_Rhapsody.jpgjpg Rustlers_Rhapsody.jpg manage 60 K 28 Dec 2016 - 19:53 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
rustlers02.jpgjpg rustlers02.jpg manage 70 K 26 Jul 2015 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
rustlersrhapsody03.JPGJPG rustlersrhapsody03.JPG manage 302 K 16 Dec 2017 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
rustlersrhapsody1.JPGJPG rustlersrhapsody1.JPG manage 35 K 14 Apr 2013 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
rustlersrhapsody2.JPGJPG rustlersrhapsody2.JPG manage 77 K 14 Apr 2013 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
rustlersrhapsody6.jpgjpg rustlersrhapsody6.jpg manage 369 K 18 Dec 2019 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
rustlersrhapsody60.JPGJPG rustlersrhapsody60.JPG manage 279 K 06 Mar 2024 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r19 - 09 Mar 2024, Harloiris
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