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■(TB) 'Haunting Music'

1980, Moores

'Haunting Music' (Walter Moores, R. 1977). Seedling# 72-9. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early midseason bloom. Ruffled full blue-violet; white beard tipped yellow. 'Music Maker' X 'Haunting Rhapsody'. Moores 1980. Favorite Guest 1980; Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing HAUNTING MUSIC-34", EM. A superstar medium blue in a rather crowded class. Purity of color, substance and wide form set it apart. Blooms are complimented with white beards tipped soft yellow. Well liked at Tulsa in 1979 on a first-year plant. Music Maker X Haunting Rhapsody. $25.00. Walter Moores.


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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