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■(TB) 'Belgian Lace'

1970, Gibson

'Belgian Lace' (James Gibson, R. 1970). Seedling# 4-5G. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom and re-bloom. Standards bamboo cream flushed orchid; falls white ground peppered cinnamon in haft, laced yellow edge; yellow beard. Seedling# 2-2PL X seedling# 18-3 PL. Avonbank 1970.

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From AIS Bulletin #197 April 1970 Introducing BELGIAN LACE (Jim Gibson, 1970) EM and Re. Domed S. are ecru, with some violet at the midrib. F. are white, edged yellow, with the haft only peppered in cinnamon. The very long yellow beard is pointed at the end. 2 & terminal, 32"-34". Very heavy lace edging on all petals. Rebloom usually in Oct., but may come as early as August. Fertile both ways. (Sdlg. 4-5G). $25.00. Avonbank Gardens.


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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Belgian Lace (1).jpegjpeg Belgian Lace (1).jpeg manage 84 K 29 Nov 2023 - 22:16 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD
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