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■(SIB) 'Augury'

1973, McGarvey

'Augury' (William McGarvey, R. 1973). Seedling 73-68-17-LT-Li-1. SIB (28 chromosomes), 40" (102 cm), Late bloom. Opens pink and changes to light purple (Munsell 7.5P 7/7); ruffled. 'Temper Tantrum' X 68-64-315 inroy super WL-BR-1. Old Brook 1973. Honorable Mention 1975; Morgan Award 1979.

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Augry SIB-BBlyth.jpgAugury01.jpgaugury1.jpgaugury9.JPG


From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing AUGURY (1974) 40". From the same breeding as RED PASSION with the same good characteristics but very different in flower. It carries large, ruffled, rounded flowers that open pink but quickly convert to a bright and attractive light purple. It also blooms after the TBs. Net $45.00. Old Brook Gardens.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Augry_SIB-BBlyth.jpgjpg Augry_SIB-BBlyth.jpg manage 65 K 23 Jul 2015 - 18:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
Augury01.jpgjpg Augury01.jpg manage 68 K 31 May 2014 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
augury1.jpgjpg augury1.jpg manage 20 K 15 Jun 2016 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
augury9.JPGJPG augury9.JPG manage 181 K 04 Apr 2023 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the VanValkenburg Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 04 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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