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■(IB) 'Bedtime Story'

1982, Ritchie

'Bedtime Story' (Jayne Ritchie, R. 1982). Seedling #75-12-2. IB, height 22" (54 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light amethyst violet (RHS 84C), slightly darker midrib; falls violet (86C) around beard and upper third of Falls, blending to light amethyst violet (84C); amethyst violet (84B) beard. 'Apropos X 'Blue Pools'. Ritchie 1982. Exhibition Certificate 1981, Honorable Mention 1984, President's Cup 1984; Award of Merit 1986.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BrockHeilman - 2009-12-16
  • Bedtime Story (Ib) holds up very well in rain. The amethyst violet beards become orange in the throat of the bloom. At the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, it bloomed, approximately, May 15 - 31, 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 01 Aug 2017
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bedtimestory04.jpgjpg bedtimestory04.jpg manage 177 K 05 Jun 2018 - 20:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
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Topic revision: r34 - 03 Jun 2021, Harloiris
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