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■(TB) 'Dragon Lady'

1964, Brown

'Dragon Lady' (Opal Brown, R. 1964). Seedling 4-5E3. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale greenish buff; falls same, amber haft; bronze beard. 'Emerald Fountain' X ('Esquire' x 'Altar Light') x 'Blue Miller' sibling)). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1966. High Commendation 1965; Honorable Mention 1967.

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From AIS Bulletin #181 April 1966 Introducing DRAGON LADY (O. L. Brown '66) 38". Huge, exotic greenish-buff with heavy brown beard. Very well branched. HC '65. Net $25.00. Brown's Synnthill 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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