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■(IB) 'Spring Cheddar'

1974, Roberts

'Spring Cheddar' (Earl Roberts, R. 1974) Seedling #71R25. IB, 18" (46 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white, flushed gold at ribs; falls deep butter yellow; white crest tipped yellow; orange beard. 'Gleaming Gold' X 'Sing Along'. E. Roberts 1974. Honorable Mention 1976.

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IB Spring CheddarPhoto scanned from the Geraldine Couturier slide collectionPhoto scanned from the Geraldine Couturier slide collectionPhoto by Peggy Harger-AllenPhoto by Peggy Harger-Allen

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From AIS Bulletin #214 July 1974 Introducing SPRING CHEDDAR. 18", 71R25: (Gleaming Gold X Sing Along). S. strongly cupped, white flushed gold at hafts; rightly flaring F. deep butter yellow, solid color; white crests tipped yellow; orange beard. S. tend to open about the third day. This is a brilliant yellow amoena, fertile. $10.00. Roberts.
 
 


Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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