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■(PCN) 'Lightning Raid'

2010, Ghio

'Lightning Raid' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2010) Seedling #JP-115H3. CA, 13" (33 cm). Late bloom. Falls blackish crimson, hairline gold edge, signal ruby; style arms brassy gold, clustered. Seedling #HP-144EZ, 'Fireflow' sibling, X 'Sizzling Pitch'. Bay View 2010.

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Lightning Raid.jpgLightning Raid (side).jpgLightning Raid 2018.JPG


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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
Lightning_Raid.jpgjpg Lightning_Raid.jpg manage 60 K 22 Oct 2015 - 05:07 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Lightning_Raid_(side).jpgjpg Lightning_Raid_(side).jpg manage 58 K 22 Oct 2015 - 05:07 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Lightning_Raid_2018.JPGJPG Lightning_Raid_2018.JPG manage 52 K 08 Oct 2023 - 22:30 SteveTaniguchi 2018 photo of Lightning Raid
Topic revision: r9 - 10 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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