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(TB) 'Lady Charles Allom'

1921, Perry

'Lady Charles Allom' ( Amos Perry, R. 1921) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1M.

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From Perry's Hardy Plant Farm catalog, 1924: LADY CHAS. ALLOM (No. 120). One of the most beautiful of my many new varieties and one that will stand the test of time; rigid stems bearing large perfect shaped flowers of great texture; S, broad, incurved, rich blue; F, a few shades darker, set off with a bold yellow beard; mid-season. 7/6 each.
From Sam Carpenter Garden catalog, 1925: LADY CHAS. ALLOM- One of the most beautiful of Perry's novelties and one that will stand the test of time. Rigid stems bearing large perfect shaped flowers of great texture. S. broad, incurved, rich blue; F. a few shades darker set off with a bold yellow beard. Midseason. $6.00.
 
From Treholme Gardens catalog 1928: LADY CHAS. ALLOM (Perry 1921) E. 85 G. 89 36" M. S. to L. S. broad, incurved rich blue; F. dark blue, almost a self; bold white beard. Very large flowers of good form and great substance on rigid tall stems. In a color class with Ideal. A good landscape variety and one of the best of its class. 2.00.

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r8 - 21 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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