■ (TB) 'Embrace'
( Barry Blyth
, R. 2014) Seedling V172-2. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards white, faint blue-violet all over plicata dotting; style arms lavender-blue; falls white, ³⁄₈˝ edge of lavender-blue plicata dotting and stitching, heavier with brown tones at hafts; beards vivid tangerine-orange; slight sweet fragrance. Keppel seedling 06-139F: (seedling 02-80B: (seedling 98-204P, 'High Octane'
pollen parent sibling x 'Dreaming Clown'
) x 'Adoree'
) X Keppel seedling 07-41E, 'Future Ruler'
pollen parent. Tempo Two 2015-16
| From Tempo Two catalog, 2015: EMBRACE (Blyth 2015 Aust) ML 36”. A vivid and unique plicata. Standards are white with very faint overall dotting and stitching of blue violet. Falls are bright white with 3/8” edge of lavender blue stitching and dotting deepening at the hafts with brown tones. The flowers are set off with vivid tangerine beards. Good all round growth. Fertile. Coming mostly from Keppel plicata lines. (Keppel 06-139F: (02-80A: (98-204-P: Charleston x ((Rosarita x (('Rancho Rose x Roundup sib x April Melody))) x Gigolo) x Power Surge)) x ((00-45A: Storm Track x Drama Queen)))) x Dreaming Clown) x Adoree) X Keppel 07-41E: Reckless Abandon x (Starship Enterprise x (sib x Sharp Shooter)) x Jazz Band)). Sdlg No. V172-2. $60.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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