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■(SIB) 'Contrast In Styles'

1989, Hollingworth

'Contrast In Styles' (Robert Hollingworth, R. 1989). Seedling 82F3C18. SIB, 28" (71 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards mid-wine, blue center line; light milky blue style arms; Falls bright mid wine red, milky blue band shading into white blaze. Seedling 79N2: ( 'Starsteps' x 'New Wine') X seedling 79P3: ('Polly Dodge' x 'Anniversary'). Windwood Gardens 1989. High Commendation 1987; Honorable Mention 1991, Award of Merit 1995.

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From Windwood Gardens catalog, 2008: CONTRAST IN STYLES (1989) 28" M dip. Bright mid wine-red falls with a milky blue band shading into the white blaze. Standards mid-wine with blue central line. I branch, 3 buds in the terminal. Desirable succession of flower stalks. AM 1995. $5.00


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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