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■(TB) 'Cherokee Princess'

1971, Munger

'Cherokee Princess' (Tom Munger, R. 1967). Seedling 66-lA. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-B4RV, Standards blue; falls rosy violet; ruffled. 'Melodrama' X ('Black Taffeta' x 'Dutch Doll'). Munger 1971. Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #202 July 1971 Introducing CHEROKEE PRINCESS (66 IA). Melodrama X (Black Taffeta x Dutch Doll). TB. M. 35". Richly colored light blue standards; bright rosy violet falls. Ruffled and finely laced; elegant form with good substance. Beard same as falls tipped blue. HC '69. $25.00. Tom Munger.


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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