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■(IB) 'Petite Charm'

2009, Black

'Petite Charm' (Paul Black, R. 2009). Seedling #N237B. IB, 25" (64 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards white, wide light violet-blue plicata band stitched darker toward center, light silver-grey rim; style arms very light violet-blue; falls white, greenish texture veins, narrow 1/2" light violet-blue plicata band, sparse dotting inside band; beards white tipped yellow gold; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Alberta Clipper' X 'Silverberry'. Mid-America 2009.

See below:
Petite Charm IB Black 09 .JPGpetitecharm02.jpg


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2009: PETITE CHARM (Black 09) IB Midseason Late 25” (63 cm). Petite Charm lives up to its name - small, delicately colored and perfectly proportioned flowers presented on slender show stalks. Icy blue white styles are displayed within white standards with wide pastel violet blue plicata bands delicately edged pale gray. Falls are greenish white with greenish texture veins and 3/8 inch wide pastel violet blue plicata bands. It is fertile and a lovely parent. Sdlg. N237B: Alberta Clipper X Silverberry. $22.50.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Petite_Charm_IB_Black_09_.JPGJPG Petite_Charm_IB_Black_09_.JPG manage 47 K 12 Dec 2009 - 09:00 Main.tasquierloic Photo Paul BLACK - Oregon
petitecharm02.jpgjpg petitecharm02.jpg manage 88 K 25 Jul 2015 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
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