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■(TB) 'Cadet Blue'

1949, Whiting

'Cadet Blue' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1949). Seedling# 4333. TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M. Locust fragrance. 'Annabel' x 'Blue Zenith'. Maple Valley 1949.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1949: CADET BLUE (W. 1949) N0. 4333 (ANNABEL X BLUE ZENITH) M. 36 in. Deep medium blue sister seedling of BLUE RHYTHM. Strong plants. $1.00.
From Cathy Egerer: One unusual characteristic is the fragrance, it's unlike anything I've smelled before. It's described as a "locust fragrance" and that's just what it smells like.


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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