, R. 1961). Seedling# 33. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-V5D, Dark amaranth blend; falls flushed claret red and rosy violet. 'Bang'
X 'Jungle Bird'
. Tell 1962.
* * References
| From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: MARTEL (Muhlestein) Midseason Late 36". (Bang x Jungle Bird) Dark Amaranth blend, falls flushed smoldering claret-red and rosy violet. Absolutely free of haft markings. Good size, width and ruffling add to its over-all charm. H.C. '61. #33. $35.00
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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