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■(TB) 'Hindu Wand'

1958, Plough

'Hindu Wand' (Gordon Plough, R. 1957). Seedling# 53-140-4. TB, 32" (81 cm), Early midseason to late bloom. Color Class-Y5L, Standards blend of light buff, straw-yellow, and chartreuse; falls same with dark brown hafts. (seedling# 51-119-3: (('Tobacco Road' x 'Casa Morena') x 'Futuramic')) X Innes seedling: ('Ruth' x 'Rainbow Room'). Eden Road 1958. Honorable Mention 1958.

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From AIS Bulletin #149, April 1958. Introducing HINDU WAND-EML. 32 in. (((Tobacco Road x Casa Morena) x Futuramic) X Innes' Sdlg. (Ruth x Rainbow Room)). Beautifully ruffled semi-flaring blend of buff, straw, and chartreuse with solid dark brown hafts. Bright orange beard. H. C. 1957. $25.00 net. Eden Road.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1964: HINDU WAND (Plough '58) EML-32". Exqu!site & most colorful blend of many colors: light buff, straw yellow & chartreuse, with solid dark brown hafts & bright orange beard. Delightfully ruffled & a beauty! HM'58, RU-JC'59. ((Tobacco Road x Casa Morena) x Futuramic) X (Ruth x Rainbow Room). Regularly $4.50; on $10 order $2.70; on $25 order $1.80; 3 for $4.85.
From 1958 Eden Road catalog: HINDU WAND (Plough '68) EML 52". No. 53-140-4. ((Tobacco Road x Casa Morena) x Furturamic)) X Innes' seedling: (Ruth x Rainbow Room). Beautifully ruffled semi-flaring flower. Color is blend of light buff, straw yellow, and chartreuse with solid dark brown hafts each side of bright orange beard. HC '57. $25 [Note: Image shown above of HINDU WAND from this catalog appears orange in color, which was apparently due to the catalog having been printed on pink paper stock.]


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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Hindu Wand (7).jpegjpeg Hindu Wand (7).jpeg manage 77 K 29 Oct 2022 - 13:43 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Thelma Boose Garden, NC, 2016.
Hindu Wand TB 1958 Eden Road.pngpng Hindu Wand TB 1958 Eden Road.png manage 501 K 07 Feb 2024 - 18:15 EdenSprings Image from 1958 Eden Road catalog
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