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■(TB) 'Lura'

1948, DeForest

'Lura' (Fred DeForest, R. 1948) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R1L. From pink seedlings.

[Parentage per checklist is 2 pink seedlings, but it was corrected in the catalog to reflect true parentage 'Snow Flurry' X 'Tobacco Road.']

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photo by Mike Unserphoto by Mike Unser


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: LURA (DeForest 1952) M. 42 in (Snow Flurry x T. Roard.[Tobacco Road]) Ruffled flowers of flaring form done in blended violet with a rich blue blaze and shadings of brown. 6.00.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
lura1-jb.jpgjpg lura1-jb.jpg manage 52 K 20 Feb 2013 - 02:20 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
lura2-jb.jpgjpg lura2-jb.jpg manage 59 K 20 Feb 2013 - 02:21 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
Topic revision: r13 - 10 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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