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■(TB) 'Love Story'

1949, Sapp

'Love Story' (Mrs. J. A. Sapp, R. 1948) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-R4L. 'Golden Eagle' x D.Hall seedling# 43-18. High Commendation 1949; Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1955: LOVE STORY. (Mrs. J. A. Sapp, 1949). M. 37 in. Love Story is a self of rich flamingo pink with a full bright tangerine beard. The flowers are large heavily substanced and the broad petals have a light frill to their edges. The color is particularly clean with no lavender or apricot in its makeup. Plants are strong with tall, well branched stalks and an abundance of perfectly placed blooms. Many judges have put Love Story at the top of the pinks. H.M., 1950. $3.00.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: LOVE STORY (Sapp 1950) M. 38 in. (Golden Eagle x Hall pink 43-18). Still one of the best of the shell or flamingo pinks, this has strong, tall exceptionally well branched stalks with good sized flowers of delightful flaring form. The substance is heavy and the coloring quite deep. You are sure to like it. H. M. 1950. 2.00.


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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IMG_4833.jpgjpg IMG_4833.jpg manage 70 K 17 Feb 2017 - 20:37 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2013, Westminster, MD
IMG_4833bh.jpgjpg IMG_4833bh.jpg manage 33 K 06 Aug 2017 - 20:17 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Dave Potembski
lovestory.JPGJPG lovestory.JPG manage 492 K 26 Jun 2018 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory01.JPGJPG lovestory01.JPG manage 503 K 26 Jun 2018 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory02.JPGJPG lovestory02.JPG manage 559 K 26 Jun 2018 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory03.JPGJPG lovestory03.JPG manage 503 K 26 Jun 2018 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory04.JPGJPG lovestory04.JPG manage 127 K 11 Jan 2022 - 14:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory040.JPGJPG lovestory040.JPG manage 136 K 11 Jan 2022 - 14:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lovestory1.JPGJPG lovestory1.JPG manage 340 K 06 May 2016 - 19:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
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