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■(TB) 'Karakul'

2023, Keppel

'Karakul' (Keith Keppel, R. 2022) Seedling 15-37F, TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards urania blue (M&P 47-H-12) to eggplant (M&P 48-H-12); style arms elderberry (M&P 45-J-12), pale wisteria (M&P 41-D-7) on lower wing; falls dark fluorite violet (M&P 46-L-12), light velvet with blackish sheen; beards light yellow with dark violet base in throat to middle, dark violet tipped blue-white from middle to end. 'Black Lipstick' X seedling 96-61E: ('Wild Wings' x seedling 92-83W: ('Night Game' x seedling 88-140A: (seedling 82-65A: ('Tomorrow’s Child' x Gatty seedling K41-1: ('Show Biz' x 'Villain')) x 'Gallant Rogue'))).

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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.

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karakul8.JPGJPG karakul8.JPG manage 161 K 01 Dec 2023 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
karakul9.JPGJPG karakul9.JPG manage 138 K 29 Nov 2022 - 15:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r7 - 01 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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