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■(TB) 'Black Hills Gold'

1986, Brown

'Black Hills Gold' (Opal Brown, R. 1986). Seedling# 82-13A2. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards lemon yellow (RHS 14C), blushed cadmium orange (23C); falls mimosa yellow (8A), blushed tangerine (24C) on shoulders, lighter area around tangerine beard; ruffled. 'Fresno Calypso' X 'Mandolin'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1986. Honorable Mention 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing BLACK HILLS GOLD (0 Brown '86) TB, 37", M. Domed, ruffled standards are lemon yellow blushed with apricot pink. Ruffled, wide falls are semi-flaring in a lovely shade of mimosa yellow enhanced with a prominent blush of apricot pink on hafts. Lighter area surrounds thick tangerine beards. Tall stalks with well spaced 6" blooms. Sdlg. 82-13A2: Fresno Calypso X Mandolin. Reminiscent of the Black Hills gold found in our own North Dakota. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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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