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■(TB) 'Golden Plunder'

1966, Fay

'Golden Plunder' (Orville Fay, R. 1964). Seedling# 62-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom. Golden yellow self; gold beard; no markings. Fay seedling# 60-14 (pollen parent of 'Kingdom') X 'Elleray'. Moldovan 1966. High Commendation 1965; Honorable Mention 1967; Judges Choice 1968

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From AIS Bulletin #181 April 1966. Introducing GOLDEN PLUNDER (Fay) E. 34-36 in. $25.00. (Pollen parent of Kingdom X Elleray). A showpiece in vibrant lemon gold. H.C. '65. Moldovan's Gardens.
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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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Topic revision: r14 - 19 Apr 2024, dougchyz
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