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■(TB) 'I Like Pretty Things'

2017, Black

'I Like Pretty Things' - (Paul Black, R. 2017) Seedling U10A. TB, 33" (84 cm), Early-Midseason bloom. Standards mid greyed lilac blending lighter to silvery white edge; style arms mid greyed lilac, silvery lilac crests; Falls palest opaque lilac, darker textured veins, narrow mid-light mallow-pink band; beard hairs based light lilac, tipped mid coral-pink in throat, light coral-pink in middle, ends ice white; ruffled; laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Magical Moment' X S177A: (P215B: ('Let’s Romp' x 'Pamper Me' sibling) x Q14A: (L98A: (G44FF: ('Taunt' x 'Guadalajara') x 'Society Page') x 'Dream Team')). Mid-America 2017. Honorable Mention 2019; Award of Merit 2023.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ILIKEPRETTYTHINGS.JPGJPG ILIKEPRETTYTHINGS.JPG manage 98 K 15 Oct 2019 - 22:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
ilikeprettythings01.JPGJPG ilikeprettythings01.JPG manage 108 K 30 Jan 2017 - 12:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
ilikeprettythings02.JPGJPG ilikeprettythings02.JPG manage 130 K 30 Jan 2017 - 12:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
ilikeprettythings03.jpgjpg ilikeprettythings03.jpg manage 66 K 08 Feb 2022 - 04:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
ilikeprettythings1.jpgjpg ilikeprettythings1.jpg manage 124 K 17 Jun 2017 - 10:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
ilikeprettythings2.jpgjpg ilikeprettythings2.jpg manage 164 K 17 Jun 2017 - 10:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
ilikeprettythings3.jpgjpg ilikeprettythings3.jpg manage 199 K 17 Jun 2017 - 11:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
ilikeprettythings4.jpgjpg ilikeprettythings4.jpg manage 237 K 17 Jun 2017 - 11:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
ilkeprettythings9.JPGJPG ilkeprettythings9.JPG manage 108 K 14 May 2021 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Mid-America Garden
Topic revision: r14 - 14 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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