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■(PCN) 'Open Eyes'

2011, Ghio

'Open Eyes' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2011) Seedling #KP-166S3. CA, 13" (33 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms root beer; falls plover gold, root beer band, signal purple with turquoise flash in center. Seedling #HP-163D, Mandalay Bay' sibling X seedling #IP-139H2, 'Rich Uncle' sibling. Bay View 2011. Honorable Mention 2016; Award of Merit 2019.

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open-eyes1-14.jpgopen02.JPGOpen Eyes.jpgOpen Eyes (side).jpgopeneyes1.JPGopeneyes2.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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Open_Eyes.jpgjpg Open_Eyes.jpg manage 55 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:26 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
Open_Eyes_(side).jpgjpg Open_Eyes_(side).jpg manage 52 K 23 Oct 2015 - 02:26 LeonineIris Photo by Leonine Iris
open-eyes1-14.jpgjpg open-eyes1-14.jpg manage 103 K 03 Nov 2014 - 19:14 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
open02.JPGJPG open02.JPG manage 18 K 12 Mar 2015 - 20:44 UnknownUser Photo by Joe Ghio
openeyes1.JPGJPG openeyes1.JPG manage 503 K 23 May 2019 - 18:38 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
openeyes2.JPGJPG openeyes2.JPG manage 473 K 23 May 2019 - 18:40 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt at the 2019 AIS National Convention-California
Topic revision: r13 - 12 Aug 2022, Harloiris
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