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■(TB) 'Lord Baltimore'

1969, Nearpass

'Lord Baltimore' (D. C. Nearpass, R. 1968). Seedling# 1-65-2. TB, 40" (102 cm). Early bloom. Color Class W4VD. Standards blue-white (RHS 97D); Falls aster violet (89B); ruffled; yellow beard. Seedling# 9-61-6: ('Snow Flurry' x 'Whole Cloth') X 'Indiglow'. Palette 1969. HM 1968, AM 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing LORD BALTIMORE (D. C. Nearpass '69). ML. 38". Sdlg. 1-65-2. Neglecta with light blue standards (RHS 97C) and medium violet falls (89B). Yellow beard. Beautiful stalks with four branches and nine buds. Large flowers with wide flat hafts. Makes a very impressive clump. Strong grower. (Snow Flurry x Whole Cloth) X Indiglow. $25.00. Palette Gardens.


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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