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■(PCN) 'Big Smile'

1997, Ghio

'Big Smile' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1997) Seedling #PD-204B. CA, 12" (31 cm). Early midseason bloom. Medium gold self; slightly lighter signal. Seedling #PF-154R: (seedling #PI-MIX-R, unknown, x 'Eagle Eyes') X 'School Boy'. Bay View 1997. Honorable Mention 2001; Award of Merit 2003.

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Big Smile.jpgBig Smile (side).jpgBig Smile 2009.JPGPCI Big Smile 1a.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some PCN cultivars may tolerate colder, others may tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10. Naturally they occur within 50 miles or less of the Pacific Coast)
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 tolerant of poor soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Big_Smile.jpgjpg Big_Smile.jpg manage 43 K 19 Oct 2015 - 04:19 LeonineIris Photo By Leonine Iris
Big_Smile_(side).jpgjpg Big_Smile_(side).jpg manage 47 K 19 Oct 2015 - 04:19 LeonineIris Photo By Leonine Iris
Big_Smile_2009.JPGJPG Big_Smile_2009.JPG manage 60 K 07 Jun 2023 - 21:29 SteveTaniguchi 2009 photo of Big Smile
PCI_Big_Smile_1a.jpgjpg PCI_Big_Smile_1a.jpg manage 56 K 13 Jun 2011 - 00:49 Main.ksayce PCI Big Smile from SPCNI Photo CD
Topic revision: r12 - 09 Jun 2023, Harloiris - This page was cached on 19 May 2024 - 20:39.

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