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■(TB) 'Leon D'Oro'

2022, Garanzini

'Leon D'Oro' (Angelo Garanzini, R. 2022) Seedling 36L-3, TB, 35" (90 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards medium yellow-orange (RHS 22A); style arms same, light violet lip and midrib; falls dark purple (RHS 79A), striped area over yellow-white around beard; beards deep orange (RHS 25A); slight sweet fragrance. Seedling 3109-4: ('Tour de France' x 'Impressionist') X 'Pirate Ahoy'.

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Photo by Angelo Garanzini-Novara-Italy


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r5 - 15 Jan 2023, BrewItt
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