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■(TB) 'Ballerina Silhouette'

2013, Montanari

'Ballerina Silhouette' (Lorena Montanari, R. 2013). Seedling 25/05-A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards pink, slight mauve infusion at midrib; style arms pink; falls icy blue, cameo pink area on shoulders; beards bright coral-red; slight sweet fragrance. 'Wishful Thinking' X 'French Cancan'.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ballerina-silhouette.jpgjpg ballerina-silhouette.jpg manage 38 K 18 Oct 2019 - 22:43 UnknownUser From Les iris de Laymont, France
ballerinasilhouette1.jpgjpg ballerinasilhouette1.jpg manage 522 K 19 Dec 2019 - 14:55 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
ballerinasilhouette2.jpgjpg ballerinasilhouette2.jpg manage 148 K 30 Jun 2020 - 21:38 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
ballerinasilhouette20.JPGJPG ballerinasilhouette20.JPG manage 231 K 09 Mar 2024 - 16:18 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
ballerinasilhouette5.JPGJPG ballerinasilhouette5.JPG manage 142 K 22 Feb 2024 - 16:01 UnknownUser Photo by Lorena Montanari-Rimini-Italy
Topic revision: r13 - 25 May 2024, Af83
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