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■(TB) 'Adventuress'

1985, Hamblen

'Adventuress' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1984). Seedling H78-79PL. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards pinkish (RHS 69A) blending to violet (84D) at edge; Falls purple violet (88D), slightly lighter narrow edging; rusty orange beard tipped purple violet; ruffled. 'Song Of Spring' sibling X 'Frances Gaulter' sibling. Mission Bell 1985. Honorable Mention 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #256 January 1985 Introducing ADVENTURESS. TB, 36", M. Ruffled, lacy bicolor with bicolor standards pinkish on outside, light violet inside. Wide violet-purple falls; rusty orange beards tipped purple. Song of Spring sib X Frances Gaulter sib. #78-79PL. HC '84. $30.00. Mission Bell.


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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