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■(SIB) 'Omar's Cup'

1982, Hager

'Omar's Cup' (Ben Hager, R. 1982). Seedling SB91Rd. SIB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Bright wine red, dark veining over white signal with tint of cobalt. Seedling 5B58V3: ('Dreaming Spires' x 'Ruby Wine') X seedling SB55DkWi#2: ('Ruby Wine' x 'Royal Ensign'). Melrose Gardens 1982. Favorite Guest 1983; Honorable Mention 1984; Award of Merit 1987.

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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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omarscup01.JPGJPG omarscup01.JPG manage 71 K 12 May 2020 - 13:52 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1982 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
omarscup02.JPGJPG omarscup02.JPG manage 568 K 31 May 2018 - 10:55 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
omarscup03.JPGJPG omarscup03.JPG manage 559 K 12 May 2020 - 13:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
omarscup9.JPGJPG omarscup9.JPG manage 168 K 12 Apr 2023 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1983 AIS Boston Convention by Verna Laurin at the Case Estates Garden
Topic revision: r22 - 12 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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