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■(TB) 'Gene Buckles'

1975, Buckles

'Gene Buckles' (Eugene Buckles by O. David Niswonger, R. 1975). Seedling# B71-12. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards beige-pink; falls white with beige-pink rim; white beard tipped pink. 'Tinsel Town' X 'Meghan'. Cape Iris 1975. High Commendation 1974; Honorable Mention 1976.

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From AIS Bulletin #218 July 1975 Introducing GENE BUCKLES (Buckles-Niswonger '75). B 71-12: Tinsel Town X Meghan. TB. 34". Fertile, 8-9 buds. A biege pink with white falls, edged with a rim of beige. A prospect for pink-banded breeding. HC '74. $30.00. Cape Iris.


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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