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■(IB) 'Peaceful Skies'

1980, Nichols

'Peaceful Skies' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1978). Seedling #10. IB, 18" (46 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, banded sky blue; falls white, banded lighter blue, solid blue hafts; orange beard tipped blue; heavily ruffled. 'Vaudeville' X Warburton seedling #134N-3: (('Blue Denim' x (blue pumila x 'Spanish Peaks')) x ('Blue Denim' x 'Knotty Pine')). Nichols 1980. Honorable Mention 1983.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r10 - 27 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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