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■(IB) 'Chakaleiax'

2023, Altenhofer

'Chakaleiax' (Pia Altenhofer, R. 2023) Seedling 08BB x FL1, IB, 23.6" (60 cm), Early blom. Standards grey-white (RAL 9002) ground, claret violet (RAL 4004) dotted edges, dots fading to center; style arms dark beige red (RAL 3012) tips and midrib, broom yellow (RAL 1032) sidewings; falls grey-white ground, smaller claret violet dotted edges, shoulders veined; beards light blue-lilac (RAL 4005) base, middle tips colza yellow (RAL 1021), end tips claret violet; slight spicy fragrance. 'Broadway Baby' X 'Footloose'.

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Photo by Pia Altenhofer-Neuendettelsau-Germany


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r4 - 31 Aug 2023, BrewItt
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