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■(BB) 'Touch Of Frost'

2000, Markham

'Touch Of Frost' (Lynn Markham, R. 1999) Seedling #92-1A. BB, 25-27" (63-69 cm), Very early to early midseason bloom. Ruffled cold white with green texture veining, standards with green midrib, faint green overlay in falls center; beards cold white, pale lemon in throat. Seedling #89-1A2: (seedling #84-5A3: ('Angel Feathers' x ('Black Swan' x 'Flaming Heart')) x 'Secret Weapon') X seedling #8791-11A: ('Carrara Marble' x seedling #64-2A2: ('Little Lynn' x 'aphylla "Dark Violet")). Markham 2000. Honorable Mention 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing TOUCH OF FROST. L. Markham - BB - 26". ((Angel Feathers x (Black Swan x Flaming Heart)) x Secret Weapon) X (Carrara Marble x (Little Lynn x aphylla 'Dark Violet')). Very early ruffled cold white with green texture-veining; 7-8 buds; tough plant. #92-1 A. $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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Topic revision: r14 - 28 Apr 2022, Harloiris
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