■(TB) 'Lemon Mist'
, R. 1971). Seedling# 68-40. TB, 30" (76 cm). Early bloom. Standards lemon yellow (RHS 4C); falls yellow (4D); deeper yellow styles; yellow beard tipped white; ruffled. 'Cream Taffeta'
X seedling# 66-10: ((seedling# 63-44:'Moon Crest'
x seedling# 61-14: ('Pink Ice'
x seedling# 55-55))) x seedling# 64-30: (seedling# 62-04: ('Northbrook'
x seedling# 59-31: (seedling# 56-22 x Fay seedling# 56-26)) x seedling# 62-09)). Rudolph 1972.
| From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing LEMON MIST (Rudolph '72). $25.00. No. 68-40. (Cream Taffeta X 66-10 ((64-61 x Yellow Chiffon) x (63-44 x 64-30)). Midseason. 28-30". A lovely light yellow with a fine etching of lemon on standards and falls (RHS 4C). Standards are very ruffled and domed, well rounded, and clearly show the wide lacy styles. Flaring falls are wide and round, with beautiful ruffling complemented by a light tipped deep yellow beard. Four well-spaced branches with eight or more bUds. Substance and plant habits excellent. Fertile both ways. Exhibition Certificate and HC '71. Lakelawn Gardens.
| LEMON MIST (Rudolph), the "almost Dykes." Consistently beautiful all over the country. This soft lemon is stunning in a clump, but has show stalks also. Not as "frilly" as some, but pleasing, finished form. Vigorous, too.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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