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■(TB) 'Lady Essex'

1991, Zurbrigg

'Lady Essex' (Lloyd Zurbrigg, R. 1990). Seedling# V 46 SEPT. TB, height 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom and rebloom (September in Virginia). Standards white with slight violet markings; style arms deep violet; Falls white with few violet markings, more at hafts; beards light yellow. Seedling# R 26 Wide: ( 'Needlecraft' x 'Earl Of Essex') X seedling# R 3 Substance: ( 'Cross Stitch' x 'Earl of Essex'). Avonbank 1991.

Fairmount catalog, 1955].

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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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