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■(TB) 'Crimson Repeater'

1964, Austin

'Crimson Repeater' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1964). Seedling# 1103. TB, 44" (112 cm). Early midseason bloom and rebloom. Color Class R3, Standards light crimson; falls bright crimson. 'Firebright' X 'Autumn Delight'. Rainbow 1964.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: CRIMSON REPEATER (Austin '64) EM-44". Probably produces the tallest and heaviest well-branched stalks of any rebloomer, averaging 44", and occasionally reaching 53" in the fall. A striking crimson bitone, with bright flaring falls and lighter standards. Hardly surpassed in vigor of any Re-Bloomer; the size of the clump and the amount of bloom, both spring and fall, will amaze you. Very fertile both ways. Firebright X Autumn Delight Sdlg. # 1103. Regularly $20.00; on $25 order $14.95.


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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CrimsonRepeater01.JPGJPG CrimsonRepeater01.JPG manage 60 K 11 Dec 2014 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CrimsonRepeater02.JPGJPG CrimsonRepeater02.JPG manage 89 K 14 Aug 2021 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CrimsonRepeaterBHI.jpgjpg CrimsonRepeaterBHI.jpg manage 46 K 17 Nov 2011 - 20:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
crimsonrepeater01.JPGJPG crimsonrepeater01.JPG manage 637 K 08 May 2018 - 22:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
crimsonrepeater9.JPGJPG crimsonrepeater9.JPG manage 208 K 12 Nov 2022 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-reblooming Nov../22 at Wilson Inspire Us-Las Cruces-New Mexico
Topic revision: r13 - 12 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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