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■(TB) 'Admiralty'

1978, Hooker

'Admiralty' (Lerton Hooker, R. 1978). Seedling 444. TB, 32" (81 cm), Early bloom. Heavily ruffled dark blue self; light blue beard. 'Black Charm' (inbred 3 generations) X 'Kimberlina'. Cordon Bleu 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Admirality1.JPGJPG Admirality1.JPG manage 181 K 24 Aug 2016 - 18:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
AdmiraltyEI.jpgjpg AdmiraltyEI.jpg manage 35 K 07 Dec 2012 - 19:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
admirality02.jpgjpg admirality02.jpg manage 88 K 12 May 2015 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
admirality02bh.jpgjpg admirality02bh.jpg manage 37 K 21 Nov 2016 - 15:42 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
admiralty1.JPGJPG admiralty1.JPG manage 85 K 17 Apr 2020 - 21:14 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1970-80 Cordon Bleu Farms catalog by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r14 - 05 Feb 2023, dougchyz
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