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■(BB) 'Simmer'

1999, Markham

'Simmer' (Lynn Markham, R. 1998) Seedling #92-10B. BB, height 26" (66 cm), Early to midseasn bloom. Standards smoky reddish blend (near Munsell 5RP 3/9), slightly lighter edges with faint gold infusion; falls slightly darker, hafts blended bronze; beards antique gold (near 10YR 7/10); ruffled, flared; slight spicy fragrance. 'Fiddler' X seedling #90-13A: ('Secret Weapon' x 'Ignition'). Markham 1999. High Commendation 1998; Honorable Mention 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing SIMMER-(BB). Fiddler X (Secret Weapon x Ignition). Sultry, smoky red blend with deep gold beards. Near perfect form & finish - 26" - 6 to 7 buds. HC-1998 under Seedling #92-10B. $25.00. Lynn & Peter Markham.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Simmer02.jpgjpg Simmer02.jpg manage 50 K 30 Mar 2015 - 19:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
simmer02.jpgjpg simmer02.jpg manage 14 K 02 Jun 2015 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Toadland Gardens
Topic revision: r13 - 31 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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