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■(TB) 'How Now Brown Cow'

2020, Nichols

'How Now Brown Cow' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2020). Seedling 18-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark mocha brown; style arms slightly lighter; falls same, hafts honey, sapphire blue area around beard; beards medium orange, fuzzy and wide; slight fragrance. 'Frontier Cowboy' X 'Fireside Glow'. Hillcrest 2020. Honorable Mention, 2023.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
hownowbrowncow1.JPGJPG hownowbrowncow1.JPG manage 101 K 16 Jan 2020 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hillcrest Gardens
hownowbrowncow9.JPGJPG hownowbrowncow9.JPG manage 205 K 02 May 2022 - 15:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
Topic revision: r6 - 13 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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