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■(TB) 'Chelles'

Bef. 1896, Buster

'Chelles' ( W. L. Buster, before 1896). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y9M.

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1918: CHELLES — (Variegata) S. bright golden-yellow; F. bright red-purple, beautifully reticulated. One of the best. 15¢.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2012-02-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Chelles.jpgjpg Chelles.jpg manage 62 K 19 Feb 2012 - 18:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo Courtesy of HIPS
IMG_7864.jpgjpg IMG_7864.jpg manage 315 K 21 Dec 2018 - 19:09 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016, Bed location 5a-12.
chelles9.JPGJPG chelles9.JPG manage 170 K 23 Dec 2021 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
chelles90.JPGJPG chelles90.JPG manage 142 K 23 Dec 2021 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
chelles91.JPGJPG chelles91.JPG manage 183 K 23 Dec 2021 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r9 - 23 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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