■(BB) 'Venus Blush'
'Venus Blush' Paul Black
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. 2015 Mid-America. Honorable Mention 2017
| 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
| 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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