■(TB) 'Aunt Mary'
, R. 2000) Seedling 89-118Re. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards white ground sanded blue violet (RHS 93B); style arms blue violet (89C); Falls white center, blue violet (93B) sanding deepening to solid (89C) edge, few lines by beard; beards white to light yellow in throat, all hairs tipped blue violet (89C); spicy fragrance. 'Queen Dorothy'
. Stanek 2000.
| From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing AUNT MARY TB EML & RE. 34" Standards white ground sanded blue violet (RHS93B); style arms blue violet (89C); F. white center, blue violet (93B) sanding deepening to solid 1/4" band of deep blue violet (89C) edge, few lines by beard; beards white to light yellow in throat, all hairs tipped deep blue violet (89C); Spicy fragrance. AUNT MARY was selected from over two thousand bloomed seedlings involving Queen Dorothy as a parent. AUNT MARY is the only break in flower form that I have received. Though not always early enough in zone 4 to make it to rebloom; SE Nebraska '91 '93, SW Iowa '96 '98 '99. AM has rebloomed in Stockton CA '94-'99 and in Tucson, AZ '99. Over winters well without fall clean-up of emerging stalks. Stalks have shown no tendency to sprawl. 7-12 buds. Sdlg. #89-118RE: (QUEEN DOROTHY X PATTERNS). $35.00. Timothy Stanek.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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- Rebloomed in Oct. 2010 in Modesto, CA USDA Zone 9 Riley Probst -- RileyProbst - 07 Oct 2010