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■(PCN) 'Karapiro Pearl'

2009, Mary Barrell

'Karapiro Pearl' (Mary Barrell, R. 2019). Seedling 2015/4/1. CA, 12.5" (32 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale lemon, gold midrib; style arms blue-violet, violet midrib; falls pale lemon, gold center stripe, brown veining turning violet toward edge, heavily veined violet at end of petal, small half circle signal of blue-violet dots. Seedling 2010/3/16, unknown, X unknown.

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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
karapio9.jpgjpg karapio9.jpg manage 169 K 30 Mar 2023 - 01:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Beth Conrad-New Zealand
pearl1.JPGJPG pearl1.JPG manage 56 K 19 Nov 2020 - 16:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Barrell-New Zealand
Topic revision: r6 - 30 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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