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■(TB) 'Aachen Prince'

1986, Knaus

'Aachen Prince' (John Knaus, R. 1986). Seedling 8112. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Ruffled dark blue (RHS 89A); red (32A) beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Flamingo Blues' X 'Firewater'. John Knaus 1987. Exhibition Certificate 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #266 July 1987 Introducing AACHEN PRINCE-TB, 36", E. Ruffled dark blue self with red beards. Nine to 12 buds for a long bloom season. Forms a nice clump. Fertile both ways. Sdlg. 8112: Flamingo Blues X Firewater. $25.00. John Knaus.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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