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■(TB) 'Dream Affair'

1978, Gatty

'Dream Affair' (Joseph Gatty, R/ 1977). Seedling F 43-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Cream (M&P 9-C-1 to 9-E-1) touched deeper (9-K-1) on claw and haft; deep chrome yellow beard. 'Pleasure Faire' X 'White Lightning'. Keppel 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing DREAM AFFAIR (Gatty '78). EM, 36". Sculptured soft creamy yellow, deeper hafts. Beards chrome yellow. Lightly ruffled wide form, excellent stalks, high bud count. (Pleasure Faire X White Lightning). HC '77. #F43-1. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


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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DreamAffairBJ.jpgjpg DreamAffairBJ.jpg manage 62 K 07 Feb 2012 - 17:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
DreamAffair_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg DreamAffair_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 09 May 2010 - 20:51 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
DreamAffaire061105.jpgjpg DreamAffaire061105.jpg manage 18 K 18 Nov 2010 - 06:50 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
dreamaffair01.JPGJPG dreamaffair01.JPG manage 980 K 13 Dec 2016 - 20:56 UnknownUser Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
dreamaffair1.jpgjpg dreamaffair1.jpg manage 30 K 28 Nov 2018 - 03:11 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
dreamaffair9.JPGJPG dreamaffair9.JPG manage 163 K 12 Apr 2023 - 02:55 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1983 AIS Boston Convention by Verna Laurin at the Case Estates Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 12 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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