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■(TB) 'Lady Moon'

1950, Whiting

'Lady Moon' (Mrs. C. Whiting, R. 1948). Seedling 4337. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class WW. ('Purissima' x 'Matula') x 'White Goddess'. Maple Valley 1950.

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From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1950: LADY MOON No. 4337 ((PURISSIMA X MUTLULA) X WHITE GODDESS). M., 36 inches. A cold white self with a white beard. The flowers are large, well formed and of very heavy substance. Strong. hardy plants. $10.00.
From Maple Valley Gardens catalog, 1951: LADY MOON, Whiting 1950. No 4337 ((PURISSIMA X MATULA) X WHITE GODDESS). Early midseason, 36 inches. A cold white self with a white beard and no haft venation. The flowers are large, symmetrical and of extremely heavy substance. An aristocratic beauty, well deserving the place of “lady in waiting" to her sister, the IVORY PRINCESS. The plants are large and sturdy, with unusually generous bloom and increase. 56.00.


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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