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■(IB) 'Ricochet Romance'

2014, Hill

'Ricochet Romance' (J. Paul Hill, R. 2013) Seedling #105-A. IB, 27" (69 cm). Early to midiseason bloom. Standards buff-pink, edged light orange, pale violet plicata marking near center; style arms soft to medium orange; falls pastel yellow, pale pastel violet plicata rim which darkens at hafts to a soft wine; beards tangerine, small horns; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling #1094-A: ('Queen in Calico' x 'Sky Hooks') X 'Amusing'. Winterberry 2014. Honorable Mention 2017.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • Small horns can clearly be seen in this photo. -- JPaulHill - 2016-09-12
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Ricochet_Romance.JPGJPG Ricochet_Romance.JPG manage 180 K 12 Sep 2016 - 23:50 Main.soutine Photo by J. Paul Hill
Ricochet_Romance_-_close_up.JPGJPG Ricochet_Romance_-_close_up.JPG manage 139 K 12 Sep 2016 - 23:52 Main.soutine Photo by J. Paul Hill
Ricochet_Romance_-_clump.JPGJPG Ricochet_Romance_-_clump.JPG manage 1 MB 12 Sep 2016 - 23:49 Main.soutine Three year clump of "Ricochet Romance" Photo by J. Paul Hill
richochetromance01.JPGJPG richochetromance01.JPG manage 57 K 27 Jan 2014 - 15:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Gardens
richochetromance02.jpgjpg richochetromance02.jpg manage 120 K 08 Apr 2016 - 12:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
ricochetromance03.jpgjpg ricochetromance03.jpg manage 140 K 06 Apr 2017 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
ricochetromance04.JPGJPG ricochetromance04.JPG manage 292 K 16 Dec 2017 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the 2017 MIS Convention
ricochetromance1.JPGJPG ricochetromance1.JPG manage 273 K 29 Jun 2016 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
ricochetromance2.JPGJPG ricochetromance2.JPG manage 331 K 29 Jun 2016 - 21:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
ricochetromance3.JPGJPG ricochetromance3.JPG manage 462 K 14 Nov 2017 - 22:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
ricochetromance4.JPGJPG ricochetromance4.JPG manage 499 K 10 Jan 2019 - 15:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
ricochetromanceaubrey.JPGJPG ricochetromanceaubrey.JPG manage 155 K 03 Dec 2021 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aubrey Roller
ricochetromanceaubrey1.JPGJPG ricochetromanceaubrey1.JPG manage 156 K 03 Dec 2021 - 15:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aubrey Roller
ricochetromanceaubrey10.JPGJPG ricochetromanceaubrey10.JPG manage 148 K 03 Dec 2021 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aubrey Roller
Topic revision: r21 - 30 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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