, R. 1994). Seedling #90-13B. IB, 22" (56 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards near royal purple (M&P 43-K-10), faint white center infusion; style arms royal purple; falls 1/4" matching edge, slightly redder (43-K-10) shoulders, white blaze; beards chrome orange (10-K-12), blue white at end; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #84-101B: (((seedling #74-48G: (('April Melody'
x seedling #68-40B: (seedling #66-35B: (('Irma Melrose'
x 'Tea Apron'
) x (('Full Circle'
) x 'Tea Apron'
)) x 'April Melody'
)) x ('Roundup'
x seedling #69-30D, 'Artwork'
sibling)) x (((seedling #66-35C x 'April Melody'
) x seedling #68-40B) x 'Osage Buff'
)) x ('Firewater'
x seedling #74-48A)) x 'Daredevil'
) X 'Nimble Toes'
. Keppel 1995.
| From AIS Bulletin #296 January 1995 Introducing GURU (Keppel) IB, ML 22" ((inv. April Melody, Irma Melrose, Tea Apron, Full Circle, Rococo, Artwork sib, Roundup, Osage Buff, Firewater x Daredevil) X Nimble Toes). Ruffled dark royal purple plicata, with white ground showing only in center of standards and as large unmarked fall blaze. Intense red-orange beards, blue white at tip. #90-13. $15.00. Keith Keppel.
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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