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■(TB) 'French Fashion'

1993, Black

'French Fashion' (Paul Black, R. 1993). Seedling# 8826B. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards smoky deep violet; style arms blended orchid pink; falls smoky violet blended over orchid pink base; beards burnt orange; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling# 8510C: (('Heather Blush' x P. Dyer seedling#: ('Peach Spot' x 'Outer Limits')) x 'Tropical Tempo') X seedling# 86129E: (('Breath of Morn' x 'Galen') x 'Honey Mocha'). Mid-America 1993.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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TB_French_Fashion_1.jpgjpg TB_French_Fashion_1.jpg manage 225 K 01 Jan 2021 - 11:17 ElenaPerelli Photo taken on 25th April 2020 in Piedmont, Italy
TB_French_Fashion_2.jpgjpg TB_French_Fashion_2.jpg manage 193 K 01 Jan 2021 - 11:18 ElenaPerelli Photo taken on 25th April 2020 in Piedmont, Italy
frenchfashion9.jpegjpeg frenchfashion9.jpeg manage 174 K 23 Apr 2021 - 12:22 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
frenchfashion91.jpegjpeg frenchfashion91.jpeg manage 156 K 23 Apr 2021 - 12:22 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 23 Apr 2021, TLaurin
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