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■(TB) 'Covert Affaire'

2021, Nichols

'Covert Affaire' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2021). Seedling 1717. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms violet; falls violet, brown hafts, violet-white haft markings; beards gold, huge violet ruffled appendages; ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Austin City Blues' X 'Chunky'. Hillcrest 2021.

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Culture

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FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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covertaffaire9.JPGJPG covertaffaire9.JPG manage 78 K 14 Mar 2021 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hillcrest Gardens
Topic revision: r3 - 06 Mar 2022, BrewItt
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