■(BB) 'Teapot Tempest'
, R. 1998) Seedling #92-17B. BB, 27" (69 cm). Late midseason bloom. Bright raspberry orchid self (Munsell 10P, 4/10 to 3/9); style arms white, raspberry orchid ribs and crests; beards soft light blue blending to soft gold in throat; crystalline finish; flared, lightly frilled; purple leaf base; very slight sweet fragrance. 'Angel Feathers'
X 'Pops Concert'
. Markham 1999. High Commendation 1998
; Honorable Mention 2001
; Award of Merit 2004
; Knowlton Medal 2008
| From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing TEAPOT-TEMPEST-(BB). Angel Feathers X Pops Concert. Sassy little bright raspberryorchid with soft blue beards. 27" with elegant branch placement - 6 to 7 buds. HC 1998 under Seedling #92-17B. $25.00. Lynn & Peter Markham.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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