■(SIB) 'Active Duty'
( Harold Stahly
, R. 1999). Seedling 92-36. SIB, 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep wine red (deeper than RHS 89A); falls with green throat, white signal with slight blue halo; style arms slightly lighter wine red, midrib deeper. 'Temper Tantrum'
X unknown. Stahly 1999.
| From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing ACTIVE DUTY (Stahly '99) SIBERIAN, M, 37". Deep wine red (near RHS 80A but deeper) standards and falls; styles slightly lighter with deeper midrib. Falls 1-1/2" wide and rounded, flaring-arched. Standards 1" wide, carried at 45°. Color is deeper and with less blue than its parent. Green signal with slight blue halo. Easy and vigorous grower; one side branch, usually five buds. Sdlg. 92-36: Temper Tantrum X unknown. $35.00. Harold Stahly.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 9, or 10.)
| 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, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
| PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
| Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.
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