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■(IB) 'Sunset Chant'

2020, Unser

'Sunset Chant' (Michael Unser, R. 2020) Seedling SSCCh10G. IB, 20" (51 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards light pink, flushed golden buff; style arms apricot, pink midrib; falls soft old gold, flushed rose; beards tangerine in throat, ends white tipped tangerine; diamond dusted; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Sunset Snows' X 'Chanted'. Garden of Mu 2020.

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A cute little bi-tone bloom. In sunshine it glows toasted peach, in shade the effect is more cocoa pink. Standards are pale pink with edges infused pale old gold. Falls are old gold washed ashes of roses and veined deeper around the beard. Beard is white changing to tangerine as it heads into the throat. The entire bloom is heavily diamond dusted and sparkles in the sunshine. Its old-fashioned form will not win any awards on the show bench, but it will win your admiration in the garden. Stalks have two branches and terminal with a typical count of four buds and rise sequentially giving a long season of bloom. It starts with the SDBs and continues well into the early TB season. In 2020 it bloomed for 3 full weeks. It resents disturbance and will not bloom the year after division; however, it can easily go 4-5 years between divisions, making ever more beautiful bouquets in the garden each year.

Sdlg# SSxCh10D: Sunset Snows X Chanted

 

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
 

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
sunset-chant10-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant10-20.jpg manage 377 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:14 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant13-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant13-20.jpg manage 121 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:11 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant14-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant14-20.jpg manage 173 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:13 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant15-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant15-20.jpg manage 192 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:11 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant21-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant21-20.jpg manage 267 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:13 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant22-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant22-20.jpg manage 253 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:09 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunset-chant9-20.jpgjpg sunset-chant9-20.jpg manage 282 K 01 Jan 2021 - 20:12 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
sunsetchant7.JPGJPG sunsetchant7.JPG manage 225 K 11 Dec 2020 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
sunsetchant8.JPGJPG sunsetchant8.JPG manage 156 K 11 Dec 2020 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
sunsetchant9.JPGJPG sunsetchant9.JPG manage 189 K 11 Dec 2020 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
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