■(JI) 'Dirigo Red Rocket'
'Dirigo Red Rocket'
, R. 2000). Height 40" (107 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards medium red violet, small; style arms white, edged medium red violet; Falls medium red violet rayed white, small yellow signal surrounded by white blaze. Seedling 94JS-W6-4: (seedling 91G-R6-21: ('Hanadayu'
x 'Southern Son'
) x seedling 92C-A1-6: ('Dirigo Delight'
x Aitken seedling 86J-1-4: ('Ruby Star'
x 'Asian Warrior'
))) X seedling 94JS-W6-2, sibling. Pope's Perennials 2001.
| 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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