■(TB) 'Hand Painted'
, R. 1990). Seedling# D80-100. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards medium beetroot; falls blend of dark beetroot, ruby red and wine red, centerline and suffused underlay of electric violet down middle, dark brownish red shading at hafts overlaid with spray of white stripes, diffusing into tiny pin points of violet white below beard; beards electric violet blue, brushed chestnut brown in throat; ruffled; sweet spicy fragrance. 'Well Endowed'
X 'Violet Miracle'
. Moonshine 1990.
| From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing HAND PAINTED-TB. Well Endowed X Violet Miracle. A deep, blended "red" (beetroot/ruby/wine) with a spray of white around big, bushy, electric violet blue b. Wild coloring and strong, early rebloom. $35.00. Moonshine Gardens.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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