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■(SIB) 'On And On'

1977, McEwen

'On And On' (Currier McEwen, R. 1977). Seedling 68/78(RK5). SIB (diploid), 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Opens full violet (RHS 88A) and fades to 88D, dark violet (89A) veining on falls, giving an overall effect of 89B, white blaze; full violet styles with midribs of 89C. Seedling 64/72(1): ('Blue Plate' sibling x unknown) X 'White Magnificence'. McEwen 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #226 Summer 1977 Introducing ON AND ON: 38", EM-M and reblooms. Diploid. 4" lightly ruffled. semiflaring flowers of dark shading to medium violet-blue. A consistent and abundant rebloomer. 64/72(1) X White Magnificence. Fine parent for rebloomers. $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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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