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■(TB) 'Leeds Castle'

2014, Wells

'Leeds Castle' (Olga Wells, R. 2014) TB, 45" (114 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards ivory, flushed apricot at base; style arms creamy apricot, orange midrib and wings; falls brown-apricot, veined deeper at hafts; beards deep orange; ruffled; pronounced sweet vanilla/banana fragrance. 'Magharee' X 'English Charm'.

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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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