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■(TB) 'Ace Of Diamonds'

1996, Gadd

'Ace Of Diamonds' (Fred Gadd by Lynn Markham, selector, R. 1995). Seedling 16-87C. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason late bloom. Lightly frilled white self, faint pinkish lavender cast; falls slightly texture veined; beards pink at end, shading to deep orange red in throat, near-white base. 'Marjie K' X 'Wish'. Markham 1996.

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Photo scanned from the Nyla Hughes slide collectionDetail of Hughes photo

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From AIS Bulletin #301 April 1996 Introducing ACE Of DIAMONDS (TB-F. Gadd). (Marjie K X Wish). An exhuberant plant that loads itself with ruffled, cool white blossoms opening from pale pinky-lavender buds and sporting soft red beards. Strong 35" stalks with 3-way branching and eight buds opening in perfect sequence. Fertile both ways; its first seedlings suggest it will produce both quality and superlative plant habits. One of a precious few in this color class that actually love New England! HC 1994 under #16-87C. Fred Gadd. $35.00. Lynn & Peter Markham.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-02-28
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aceofdiamonds01.JPGJPG aceofdiamonds01.JPG manage 616 K 07 Mar 2018 - 14:51 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Nyla Hughes slide collection
aceofdiamonds01bh.JPGJPG aceofdiamonds01bh.JPG manage 91 K 19 Dec 2018 - 18:12 BetsyHiggins Detail of Hughes photo
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