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■(TB) 'Generosity'

1978, Keppel

'Generosity' (Keith Keppel, R. 1978). Seedling# 72-25A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards cream (M&P 9-B-1); falls same with deeper cream (9-D-1) wash, lemon (9-L-2) haft; cream to lemon beard. Seedling# 68-39D: ((('Irma Melrose' x 'Tea Apron') x (('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody') X 'White Lightning'. Keppel 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing GENEROSITY (Keppel '79). EM, 36". Very wide, ruffled cream with deeper fall wash and lemon shoulders. The branching and high bud count assure a generous amount of bloom. ((((Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x ((Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody) X White Lightning). #72-25A. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Gnrosity_Keppel_1979.JPGJPG Gnrosity_Keppel_1979.JPG manage 55 K 30 Dec 2009 - 17:34 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
generosity01.JPGJPG generosity01.JPG manage 1006 K 25 Apr 2017 - 15:20 UnknownUser Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
generosity07.JPGJPG generosity07.JPG manage 179 K 05 Apr 2023 - 02:27 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1980 AIS Dallas Convention by Verna Laurin at the Philbrook Garden
Topic revision: r15 - 05 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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