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■(TB) 'Charmaine'

1967, Hamblen

'Charmaine' (Melba Hamblen, 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.

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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

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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Charmaine11.JPGJPG Charmaine11.JPG manage 72 K 13 Aug 2021 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Charmaine12BHI.jpgjpg Charmaine12BHI.jpg manage 68 K 15 Apr 2012 - 18:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CharmaineBJ.JPGJPG CharmaineBJ.JPG manage 67 K 03 Feb 2012 - 14:40 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Charmaine_Hamblem_1967.JPGJPG Charmaine_Hamblem_1967.JPG manage 69 K 17 Dec 2009 - 12:02 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : France Sud-Ouest
charmaine02.JPGJPG charmaine02.JPG manage 86 K 26 Jun 2014 - 17:14 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
charmaine03.JPGJPG charmaine03.JPG manage 70 K 16 Jul 2014 - 03:16 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Lloyd Zurbrigg slide collection
charmaine2.JPGJPG charmaine2.JPG manage 282 K 24 Aug 2017 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
charmaine3.JPGJPG charmaine3.JPG manage 278 K 24 Aug 2017 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Topic revision: r25 - 20 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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