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■(SIB) 'Hubbard'

1982, McEwen

'Hubbard' ( Currier McEwen, R. 1982). Seedling T4 75/108Z. SIB (tetraploid), 36.5" (92 cm), Midseason bloom. Velvety rich wine red (RHS 77A), white signal. Seedling T3 75/59(8): ('Ewen' x ('Polly Dodge' x ('White Swirl' x 'Eric The Red'))) X seedling T3 73/59(ER-10). Seaways Gardens 1982. Exhibition Certificate 1980; Honorable Mention 1984.

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Photo by John BruceDetail of photo by Betsy HigginsPhoto by Fieldstone GardensPhoto by Sans Souci NurseryPicture by Snowpeak Iris


From AIS Bulletin #245 July 1982 Introducing HUBBARD (McEwen T475/108Z) Tetraploid, 37", EM-LM. Our finest red to date. The 5-1/2" flaring flowers are velvety, rich wine red. Fine parent. $25.00. Seaways 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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Hubbard.jpgjpg Hubbard.jpg manage 38 K 15 Jan 2010 - 19:55 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Hubbard16.jpgjpg Hubbard16.jpg manage 32 K 27 Aug 2016 - 14:01 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
Hubbard3.jpgjpg Hubbard3.jpg manage 31 K 28 Jul 2013 - 15:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
Hubbard4.jpgjpg Hubbard4.jpg manage 73 K 25 Nov 2013 - 19:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
hubbardSPIsib.jpgjpg hubbardSPIsib.jpg manage 68 K 22 Mar 2010 - 16:49 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r13 - 11 Feb 2023, DougChyz
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