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■(TB) 'Love Sonnet'

1977, Hamblen

'Love Sonnet' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1976). Seedling# H71-31B. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Light med self (RHS 36A); orange-red beard. 'Michelin' X 'Pink Sleigh'. Mission Bell 1977. High Commendation 1976. Honorable Mention 1979.

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Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collectionPhoto taken at 1977 AIS Memphis Convention by Verna LaurinPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LoveSonnetVL1.JPGJPG LoveSonnetVL1.JPG manage 173 K 28 Jun 2023 - 21:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
LoveSonnettVLAIS77.JPGJPG LoveSonnettVLAIS77.JPG manage 54 K 02 Feb 2014 - 17:55 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1977 AIS Memphis Convention by Verna Laurin
lovesonnet02.JPGJPG lovesonnet02.JPG manage 911 K 27 Dec 2016 - 03:05 TerryLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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