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■(TB) 'Glass Slippers'

1983, Brown

'Glass Slippers' (Opal Brown, R. 1983). Seedling# 78-10D6. TB, 42" (107 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale flesh with pink (RHS 27C/D) flush; falls near white, pale flesh to amber at hafts, pale flesh reverse; soft marigold orange pink beard; ruffled. Seedling# 73-12B: (involving 'Snowblaze', 'Glacier Sunset', 'Lightning Ridge', 'Smoky Mountain') X seedling# 76-4C28: ('Pink Sleigh' x 'Rose Caress' sibling). Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing GLASS SLIPPERS (0. Brown) TB, 42", M. Pale salmon standards are ruffled and domed. Wide, ruffled, flaring falls are near white with amber-pink shoulders and soft orange-pink beards. Excellent branching and bud count. #78-10D6: Snowblaze line X (Pink Sleigh x Rose Caress sib). $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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