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■(TB) 'Holly Golightly'

1997, McWhirter

'Holly Golightly' (James McWhirter by Abram Feuerstein, R. 1997). Seedling# J89-104-3. TB, 33" (84 cm), Late midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled blue violet self, metallic sheen; beards blue violet; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Winterscape' X 'Honky Tonk Blues'. Stockton 1997. Honorable Mention 1999.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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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HollyGolightly03.jpgjpg HollyGolightly03.jpg manage 70 K 26 Mar 2014 - 19:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HollyGolightly04.JPGJPG HollyGolightly04.JPG manage 69 K 26 Mar 2014 - 19:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HollyGolightly05.JPGJPG HollyGolightly05.JPG manage 74 K 26 Mar 2014 - 19:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
HollyGolightlyBJI.JPGJPG HollyGolightlyBJI.JPG manage 75 K 21 Mar 2012 - 21:51 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
Topic revision: r9 - 28 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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