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■(IB) 'Bold Stroke'

1993, Jones

'Bold Stroke' (Evelyn Jones, R. 1992). Seedling I-88-1-7. IB, height 24" (61 cm). Late midseason bloom. French blue self; beards blackish blue; slight fragrance. Blue Line' X 'Codicil'. Bennett Jones 1993. Honorable Mention 1995; Award of Merit 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing BOLD STROKE (Evelyn Jones) IB, 24". Sdlg.188-1-1. Blue Line X Codicil. Best seedling at Portland early show 1992. Bold Stroke is French blue with bold blue-black beards wide enough to appear as black interiors beneath the blue style arms. A striking color combination. Cupped standards curve inward at their tips, and falls are flaring. $15.00. Bennett Jones.
 

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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