■(TB) 'Fancy Woman'
, R. 1994). Seedling# 87-65A. TB, height 38" (97 cm), Very early to early midseason bloom. Standards french lilac (M&P 44-H-7) blended light lilac grey (42-B-2) edge and base; falls blended and washed roman purple (44-K-10) to french lilac, paler veining and narrow edge, white area beside beard; beards mikado orange (2-B-12), base white; sweet fragrance. Seedling# 84-15C: ((((seedling# 68-39F: (seedling# 66-35C: (('Irma Melrose'
x ''Tea Apron'
) x ('Full Circle'
) x 'Tea Apron'
)) x 'April Melody'
) x seedling# 68-39D) x seedling# 74-52A: (('Joy Ride'
) x 'April Melody'
x (seedling# 66-35B x 'April Melody'
)))) x ('Mistress'
x seedling# 75-98B, 'Peccadillo'
sibling)) x (seedling# 77-111Q, 'Gigolo'
sibling, x seedling# 78-70A, 'Rosy Cloud'
sibling)) X seedling# 85-15C: ((seedling# 74-35D, 'Mistress'
sibling, x 'Goddess'
) x ('Goddess'
x (seedling# 74-35C x seedling# 74-52A))). Keppel 1995. Honorable Mention 1997
; Favorite Guest 1997
; Walther Cup 1997
; Award of Merit 1999
; Wister Medal 2001
| From AIS Bulletin #296 January 1995 Introducing FANCY WOMAN (Keppel) VE-M 38" (84-15C, sib to Spirit World's parents, X inv. Mistress sibs, Goddess, Joy Ride, Roundup, April Melody, Irma Melrose, Tea Apron, Full Circle, Rococo). Tangerine orange beards on this heavily ruffled french lilac luminata, delicately shot and edged buff grey. Good grower. #87-65A. $40.00. Keith Keppel.
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.
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