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■(TB) 'Cowboy Serenade'

2006, Nichols

'Cowboy Serenade' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2001). Seedling# 9514A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Ruffled heliotrope; beards gold and heliotrope. 'Breakers' X Windsong West'. Hillcrest 2006.

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From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing COWBOY SERENADE (H. Nichols) TB 36". E-L. Ruffled heliotrope with gold and heliotrope beards. Well branched, fertile. Show stalks. (Breakers X Windsong West). A very beautiful addition to the garden. $50.00. Hillcrest 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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cowboy Serenade TB.jpgjpg Cowboy Serenade TB.jpg manage 355 K 16 Mar 2021 - 19:55 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
CowboySerenadeWP.jpgjpg CowboySerenadeWP.jpg manage 65 K 13 Jul 2013 - 20:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
Cowboy_Serenade.jpgjpg Cowboy_Serenade.jpg manage 36 K 30 Dec 2009 - 22:24 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
cowboyserenade2_jb.jpgjpg cowboyserenade2_jb.jpg manage 71 K 31 Oct 2013 - 21:25 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
cowboyserenade3_jb.jpgjpg cowboyserenade3_jb.jpg manage 71 K 31 Oct 2013 - 21:26 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton, AIS Dallas 2013
Topic revision: r11 - 17 Dec 2022, TLaurin
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