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■(JI) 'Bluetone'

1969, Payne

'Bluetone' (W. Arlie Payne, R. 1965) Seedling 862. JI (6-petal), 46" (117 cm), Early bloom. White uniformly stippled light blue-violet, darker at center. Seedling 346 (30 x 87) X seedling 612 ('Pillar of Fire' x 'Magic Ruby'). Payne 1969. Honorable Mention 1971.

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Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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BLUETONE9.JPGJPG BLUETONE9.JPG manage 30 K 12 Jul 2022 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Dorothy Willott slide collection
bluetone1.JPGJPG bluetone1.JPG manage 1 MB 20 Apr 2018 - 14:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Geraldine Couturier slide collection
Topic revision: r11 - 12 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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