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■(BB) 'Venus Blush'

2015, Black

'Venus Blush' (Paul Black, R. 2015) Seedling# T137B. BB, 25" (64 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards mid dusky lilac to salmon, cream band along upper edge; style arms peach-tan; falls green-cream, darker textured veins, blended ½˝ buff-peach band and haft, mid cocoa-buff veins beside beard; beards mid tangerine; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling# O210B, 'Always Lovely' sibling. Mid-America 2015. Honorable Mention 2017.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2015: VENUS BLUSH (Black ‘15) BB Late 25” (63cm). This precisely ruffled, subtle beauty will capture your heart. Strong growth produces show stalks with 3 branches and 8-10 buds. Superb parent for BBs, IBs or tet MTBs. It and siblings give interesting banded seedlings. A number of siblings were equally nice. Clean, healthy foliage. Sdlg. T137B: (Copper Fusion X Always Lovely sib). $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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VenusBlush6.jpgjpg VenusBlush6.jpg manage 41 K 14 Dec 2019 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tom Waters-Telperion Oasis
venus01.jpgjpg venus01.jpg manage 71 K 23 Feb 2015 - 04:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
venus02.JPGJPG venus02.JPG manage 52 K 30 May 2015 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
venus2.JPGJPG venus2.JPG manage 56 K 30 May 2015 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
venusblush01.JPGJPG venusblush01.JPG manage 124 K 03 Jun 2016 - 15:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
venusblush02.JPGJPG venusblush02.JPG manage 64 K 26 May 2017 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
venusblush3.JPGJPG venusblush3.JPG manage 55 K 06 Jun 2017 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
venusblush6.jpgjpg venusblush6.jpg manage 490 K 18 Dec 2019 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
venusblush60.JPGJPG venusblush60.JPG manage 210 K 06 Mar 2024 - 14:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r17 - 07 Mar 2024, BrewItt
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