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■(TB) 'Frances Gaulter'

1983, Hamblen

'Frances Gaulter' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1982). Seedling# H76-26C. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards pink (RHS 36A); falls laced, ruffled edges of violet (84A), lightening toward hafts; tangerine red (28A) beard. 'Sugarplum Fairy' X 'Heavenly Harmony'. Mission Bell Gardens 1983. High Commendation 1982; Honorable Mention 1985.

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From AIS Bulletin #248 January 1983 Introducing FRANCES GAULTER. 34", ML. Vivacious, feminine, desirable-possessing many of the fine qualities of the charming lady for whom it was named. Full ruffled glowing pink standards (RHS 36A). Flaring, horizontal falls with heavily ruffled and laced rims of violet (84A) lightening toward centers. Bright tangerine-red beards (28A). Excellent branching, many buds. (Sugarplum Fairy X Heavenly Harmony). HC '82. #H76-26C. Net $25.00. Mission Bell 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.

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