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■(IB) 'Blushing Fairy'

2019, Nichols

'Blushing Fairy' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2019) Seedling 15-13. IB, 18" (46 cm), Early to midseason bloom & rebloom. Standards pale red-pink, darker (RHS 537D) midribs; style arms canteloupe, blended light azalea pink (RHS 537D); falls creamy white, edged pale red-pink, white haft marks; beards cream-orange; slight fragrance. 'Jewelry Everywhere' X 'Orange Pekoe'. Hillcrest 2019. Honorable Mention 2023; Ben Hager Cup 2023.

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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
BlushingFairy.jpgjpg BlushingFairy.jpg manage 112 K 09 Dec 2019 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hillcrest Gardens
blushingfairy1.JPGJPG blushingfairy1.JPG manage 179 K 07 Mar 2022 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
blushingfairy10.JPGJPG blushingfairy10.JPG manage 192 K 07 Mar 2022 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
blushingfairy11.JPGJPG blushingfairy11.JPG manage 205 K 07 Mar 2022 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
Topic revision: r9 - 16 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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