■(TB) 'Harvest Splendor'
, R. 1956). Seedling# 442. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y5, Blended bicolor. Standards light golden-brown suffused lavender; falls. bright gold, gold beard. Seedling# 422: (seedling# 409 x 'New Horizon'
) x seedling# 373-B: ('Cascade Splendor'
). Cooley 1956.
| From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1956: "A smooth blend of gold and apricot, the standards solid apricot faintly tinted rose, the falls bright old gold shading to apricot near the margins. Beard is orange-yellow. The flowers are well tailored, just slightly wavy at the edges of the falls. Substance is thick and the petal surface glistens with myriad golden particles. A clump produces lots of bloom thus making it an ideal variety for mass effect in the garden."
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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