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■(TB) 'Coral Flush'

1985, Brown

'Coral Flush' (Opal Brown, R. 1985) Seedling# 77-2C3. TB, 40-42" (102-107 cm). Late midseason bloom. Ruffled and lightly laced carrot red (RHS 29C). hafts brushed spanish orange (26C to 31 D); poppy red (33A) beard. (involving pinks, 'Chinese Coral' and 'Buffy' x 'Schiaparelli' sibling) X 'Instant Charm'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing CORAL FLUSH (0. Brown '85) TB, 40", ML. Warm deep salmon to carrot red standards, which are ruffled, lightly fringed and domed. The semiflaring falls are the same with shoulders brushed Spanish orange. A lighter area in the center intensifies the rich poppy red beards. Tall stalks carry 8 to 9 well placed buds. Sdlg. 77-2C3. (inv. pinks, Chinese Coral and Buffy x Schiaparelli sib) X Instant Charm. $25.00. 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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Topic revision: r12 - 22 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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