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■(TB) 'Asteroid'

1988, Carr

'Asteroid' (Franklin Carr, R. 1981). Seedling 77-20F. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards white ground with heavy golden yellow striations; falls white ground with yellow striations, wide golden yellow band, ruffled; yellowish beard with orange overtone; slight fragrance. 'Bride's Halo' X 'Queen's Jubilee'. Carr 1988. Exhibition Certificate 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing ASTEROID-Sdlg. 77-20F. TB, 39", ML. Ruffled white ground with golden yellow striations, wide band of golden yellow around falls; yellowish beards with orange overtone. Bride's Halo X Queen's Jubilee. $25.00. Franklin Carr.


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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