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■(PCN) 'Killer Smile'

2019, Ghio

'Killer Smile' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2019). Seedling RPP-151-Z. CA, 13" (33 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards yellow, lined overall blue-purple; style arms mid purple; falls yellow, blue lines signal, blue-purple lines overall. Seedling QP-93bo: (seedling NP-75H: ('Caught in the Wind' x 'Fresh Eyes') x seedling NP-64A: (seedling LP-103W, 'Conga Line' pod grandparent, x 'Fresh Eyes')) X 'Caboose'. Bay View 2019. Honorable Mention 2022

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Killer Smile 2023.JPGKiller Smile b 2023.JPGkillersmile1.jpgkillersmile2.jpgkillersmile3.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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Killer_Smile_2023.JPGJPG Killer_Smile_2023.JPG manage 95 K 07 Jun 2023 - 21:59 SteveTaniguchi 2023 photo of Killer Smile
Killer_Smile_b_2023.JPGJPG Killer_Smile_b_2023.JPG manage 69 K 08 Oct 2023 - 21:39 SteveTaniguchi 2023 photo of a branched stalk of Killer Smile
killersmile1.jpgjpg killersmile1.jpg manage 228 K 02 Apr 2020 - 18:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
killersmile2.jpgjpg killersmile2.jpg manage 195 K 08 Apr 2019 - 11:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
killersmile3.jpgjpg killersmile3.jpg manage 177 K 13 Apr 2020 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 08 Oct 2023, SteveTaniguchi
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