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■(IB) 'Piece Of Cake'

1989, Hager

'Piece Of Cake' (Ben Hager, R. 1988). Seedling #IB4893Pk. IB, 22" (56 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards clear pink; falls clear pink with touch of orchid when fresh, faint plicata markings on hafts; white beard tipped tangerine; slight fragrance. Keppel seedling #78-75A: (('Smoke Rings' x ('Roundup' sibling x 'April Melody')) x 'Peccadillo' sibling) X seedling #SD4455LaPkPcSh: ('Gigglepot' x seedling #SD4024PkPc: (involving 'Blonde Doll', 'Buttercup Charm', 'Pink Amber', 'Pink Cushion'). Melrose Gardens 1989. Honorable Mention 1991.

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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.

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Piece01.jpgjpg Piece01.jpg manage 63 K 23 Mar 2015 - 14:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
Piece02.jpgjpg Piece02.jpg manage 63 K 23 Mar 2015 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
PieceOfCake01.JPGJPG PieceOfCake01.JPG manage 30 K 12 Dec 2013 - 16:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by C and T Iris Patch
pieceofcake02.JPGJPG pieceofcake02.JPG manage 69 K 04 Jul 2014 - 20:06 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r14 - 30 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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