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■(TB) 'Cameo Pink'

1974, Brown

'Cameo Pink' (Opal Brown, R. 1974). Sdlg. 9-16D18. TB, 28" (71 cm), Medium bloom. Standards venetian pink (RHS 49C), edged lighter; falls white, pink laced edges and shoulders; deep pink beard. 5-29A3: (L-1A2: involved pinks x 'Chinese Coral') X 'Buffy'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing CAMEO PINK (0. L. Brown '74). TB, Mid., 26". Lovely flowers with firmly held standards and flared, lightly fluted falls. S. are Venetian pink with daintily crimped edges a bit lighter. F. are white with pink reverse, which shows on the crimped edges; hafts flushed pink; and beards deep pink. Two branches, spur and terminal. Dainty and pretty! Sdlg. 9-16DI8: (Involved pinks x Chinese Coral) X Buffy. Net $20.00. 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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