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■(TB) 'Instant Love'

1977, Hamblen

'Instant Love' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1976). Seedling# H71-39. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards light red (RHS 49C); falls creamy light red; orange-red (32A) beard. 'Country Lilac' X 'Carolina Delight'. Mission Bell 1977. High Commendation 1976, Honorable Mention 1978.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
InstantLove02edt.jpgjpg InstantLove02edt.jpg manage 71 K 08 Dec 2017 - 21:48 Main.Harloiris Photo by Blue J Iris
InstantLoveBJI.jpgjpg InstantLoveBJI.jpg manage 87 K 21 Mar 2012 - 23:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
instantlove01.JPGJPG instantlove01.JPG manage 873 K 25 Apr 2017 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 08 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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