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■(SIB) 'Melton Red Flare'

1989, Thompson & Morgan

'Melton Red Flare' ( Thompson & Morgan by Keith Sangster, R. 1997) Seedling Seed strain. SIB, 36-43" (91-110 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards wine red; Falls lighter red wine, pale wine red signal with darker veins; slight fragrance. Selection from seedling lines. Thompson & Morgan 1989 as "Red Flare".

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Awaiting original catalog description


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


-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-14
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
meltonredflare01.jpgjpg meltonredflare01.jpg manage 24 K 11 Sep 2014 - 20:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
meltonredflare010.JPGJPG meltonredflare010.JPG manage 205 K 11 Feb 2024 - 13:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
meltonredflare1.jpgjpg meltonredflare1.jpg manage 30 K 26 Sep 2019 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Binny Plants-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r12 - 13 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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