■(JI) 'Dirigo Pink Milestone'
'Dirigo Pink Milestone'
, R. 1999) Seedling 95JI-W17-14. JI (3 Falls), 34-36" (86-91 cm), Early, midseason, late bloom. Standards light pink; style arms edged pink, darker pink tips; falls dark pink lightening to light pink edge, small white blaze around gold signal. Seedling 92G-A2-12: (Aitken seedling 86J-1-4: ('Ruby Star'
x 'Asian Warrior'
) x 'Momojido'
) X 'Hana-no-Yoi'
. Pope's Perennials 2000. Honorable Mention 2003
; Award of Merit 2005
; Payne Medal 2007
| Awaiting original catalog description
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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