■(TB) 'Bronzette Star'
, R. 1990). Seedling# 83-401-1. TB, 36-38" (91-97 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled bright rusty brown, soft violet blaze on falls aging golden; beards orange gold; slight spicy fragrance. 'Lady Friend'
X 'Steady Pace'
. Evelyn Kegerise 1992. Honorable Mention 1994
; Award of Merit 1996
| From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing BRONZETTE STAR-TB 36-38" M-L. Blooming nicely at the Omaha Convention, this ruffled, brightly colored rusty brown beauty was not to be overlooked. The stalks are well branched, bearing 7 to 9 nicely formed blooms, opening 3 or more at one time. Mature flowers exhibit a bright golden-orange blaze on the falls surrounding orange-gold beards, adding brilliance to the blooms. Weather resistant. Good plant vigor. Sdlg. 83-401-1: (Lady Friend X Steady Pace). 30 votes for HC '90, EC '91. $30.00. Evelyn Kegerise.
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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