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■(TB) 'Lunar Fire'

1963, Hall

'Lunar Fire' (David Hall, R. 1963). Seedling# 59-107. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-YO5, Golden amber self. From two yellow seedlings. Cooley 1963. Honorable Mention 1964.

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Photo scanned from the 1970 CooleyPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Argyle Acres

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Awaiting original catalog description
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-05
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LunarFireAA.jpgjpg LunarFireAA.jpg manage 38 K 05 Mar 2011 - 20:58 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
lunarfire1.JPGJPG lunarfire1.JPG manage 257 K 26 May 2020 - 02:01 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1970 Cooley's Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
lunarfire9.JPGJPG lunarfire9.JPG manage 135 K 07 Jan 2022 - 03:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lunarfire90.JPGJPG lunarfire90.JPG manage 137 K 07 Jan 2022 - 03:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lunarfire91.JPGJPG lunarfire91.JPG manage 124 K 11 Jan 2022 - 15:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lunarfire92.JPGJPG lunarfire92.JPG manage 129 K 11 Jan 2022 - 15:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
lunarfire93.JPGJPG lunarfire93.JPG manage 122 K 11 Jan 2022 - 15:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r18 - 30 Jun 2024, DougChyz
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