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■(TB) 'Cranberries'

2019, Spoon

'Cranberries' (Bryan Spoon, R. 2018). Seedling 2013-B4A. TB, 35” (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards peripheries tan infused lavender with centers tan infused yellow (RHS 2D); stylearms midlines and crests greyed brown (199 A/B/C), darkest at midline and on crest edges, and bright yellow orange (14A) edges; falls greyed purple (blend of 185A and 187B) with prominent white sunburst around beards and 1/16” white borders; Beards white tipped greyed orange (164A) and greyed orange (N163A) deep in throat; ruffled and fluted; wide touching, semiflared, falls; closed, domed standards; crenulated lace; laced crests; slight sweet fragrance; pod fertile. 'Alessandra’s Gift' X 'Pixie Magic'. Winterberry 2019. Honorable Mention, 2023.

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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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-- Main.Betsy881 - 27 Nov 2018
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cranberries TB Bryan Spoon 2019.jpgjpg Cranberries TB Bryan Spoon 2019.jpg manage 381 K 15 Feb 2021 - 17:31 Main.georgebacon Geroge Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
Cranberries.JPGJPG Cranberries.JPG manage 184 K 28 Nov 2018 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Winterberry Iris Gardens
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