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■(SIB) 'Harpswell Haze'

1977, McEwen

'Harpswell Haze' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1977). Seedling T3 70/31B. SIB (tetraploid), 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Light blue (RHS 96D) with dark violet-blue (93B) veining; white blaze on Falls; medium light blue stylearms. T161/Cas 1: 'Blue Brilliant' x unknown) X T266/79(10): 'Fourfold White' sibling. McEwen 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by Fieldstone GardensPhoto by Vicki FlanaganPhoto by Vicki FlanaganPhoto by Tranquil Lake Nursery


From AIS Bulletin #226 Summer 1977 Introducing HARPSWELL HAZE: 35", M. 3rd generation tetraploid. 5-1/2" flowers of light "hazy blue." Similar to Orville Fay but bluer and lighter. Two branches plus terminal, 5-7 buds. Blue Brilliant seedling X sister of Fourfold White. Fertile. Abundant stock permits introductory price. $15.00. Currier McEwen.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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BHP_0599-X2_harpswell_haze.jpgjpg BHP_0599-X2_harpswell_haze.jpg manage 197 K 19 Feb 2016 - 21:35 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
HarpswellHaze01.jpgjpg HarpswellHaze01.jpg manage 18 K 28 Jul 2013 - 15:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
HarpswellHaze1.JPGJPG HarpswellHaze1.JPG manage 28 K 15 Jun 2016 - 18:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
harpswellhaze01.JPGJPG harpswellhaze01.JPG manage 960 K 08 Jun 2018 - 19:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
harpswellhaze02.JPGJPG harpswellhaze02.JPG manage 884 K 08 Jun 2018 - 19:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Vicki Flanagan
Topic revision: r15 - 11 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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