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■(TB) 'Dualtone'

1977, Brown

'Dualtone' (Opal Brown, R. 1977). Seedling 73-2AB. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom Standards light apricot (RHS 18C) flushed pink; falls light sea lavender-violet (85C), smooth touch of bronze on shoulders; marigold orange beard tipped blue. 'Touché' X (('Pipes Of Pan' x 'Dawn Flight') x 'Rippling Waters'). Brown's Sunnyhill 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing DUALTONE (0. L. Brown '77). TB, 36", M. Nicely formed flowers with standards of light apricot flushed pink and falls of sea lavender-violet, smooth touch of bronze on shoulders. Beards marigold-orange, tipped blue. Great branching. Just the thing to use in the quest for better pink and blue bicolors. Sdlg. 73-2A8. Touche X ((Pipes of Pan x Dawn Flight) x Rippling Waters). $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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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