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■(TB) 'Hilo Surf'

1990, Durrance

'Hilo Surf' (John Durrance, R. 1990). Seedling# D83-19. TB, 36" (91 cm), Late midseason bloom. Ruffled white; beards yellow in throat. 'Prince Of Peace' X 'Ice Sculpture'. Long 1990. Honorable Mention 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing HILO SURF (John Durrance) 34" ML. Sdlg. D83-19. A lovely clean white self with a hint of yellow in the throat of the beards. 7-9 buds. The ruffles are so abundant on this frothy beauty you'll swear you are surfside on Hilo. Prince of Peace X Ice Sculpture. $25.00. Long's 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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HiloSurfSI.JPGJPG HiloSurfSI.JPG manage 183 K 16 Apr 2019 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
Hilo_Surf.JPGJPG Hilo_Surf.JPG manage 98 K 24 May 2017 - 15:37 Main.davepote Taken in my garden 2017, Finksburg, MD Zone 6B
IMG_6443.jpgjpg IMG_6443.jpg manage 64 K 17 Feb 2017 - 16:48 Main.davepote taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2015, Westminster, MD
hilosurf01.JPGJPG hilosurf01.JPG manage 87 K 30 Jun 2014 - 13:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
hilosurf02.JPGJPG hilosurf02.JPG manage 45 K 30 Jun 2014 - 13:20 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r12 - 31 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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