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■(TB) 'Gandalf The Grey'

2009, Trinder

'Gandalf The Grey' (A. J. Trinder, R. 2007). Seedling# 97/12D. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards grey; falls grey suffused mauve; beards yellow; slight fragrance. 'Sally Jane' X unknown. Seagate 2009.

See below:
Gandalf the Grey DSD 5612.jpggandalfthegray1.jpggandalfthegray2.jpggandalfthegreySG.jpgGANDOLF THE GREY (3).JPG


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GANDOLF THE GREY (3).JPGJPG GANDOLF THE GREY (3).JPG manage 346 K 09 Mar 2019 - 19:06 CynthiaVoss Tall Bearded Gandolf The Grey
Gandalf_the_Grey_DSD_5612.jpgjpg Gandalf_the_Grey_DSD_5612.jpg manage 187 K 24 Jan 2021 - 17:12 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
gandalfthegray1.jpgjpg gandalfthegray1.jpg manage 32 K 29 Nov 2018 - 03:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
gandalfthegray2.jpgjpg gandalfthegray2.jpg manage 33 K 29 Nov 2018 - 03:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
gandalfthegreySG.jpgjpg gandalfthegreySG.jpg manage 11 K 02 Dec 2011 - 23:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises UK
Topic revision: r13 - 25 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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