, R. 1966). Seedling# H61-83. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Color Class OY4Wcm, Standards apricot-yellow, white area in center; falls apricot-yellow, large white area in center; tangerine beard. 'Coraband'
X 'May Melody'
. Mission Bell 1967. Hig Commendation 1966; Honorable Mention 1968; Judges Choice 1969; Award of Merit 1973.
| From AIS Bulletin #185 April 1967 Introducing CHARMAINE (Hamblen) E-M. 38". CORABAND X MAY MELODY. Luminous golden apricot-yellow and dazzling white with a wide tangerine beard. Sparkling intense coloring of great garden value. The standards have a white area in the center and the flaring falls might best be described as apricot-yellow with center area of white so wide is their border. Broad ruffled blossoms of good size and substance. Strong well-branched stalks. Vigorous. No. H61-83. HC '66. Net $25.00. Mission Bell.
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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