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■(TB) 'Mary Randall'

1951, Fay

'Mary Randall' (Orville Fay, R. 1950). Seedling# T48-3. TB, Height 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom.. Self of Bengal rose (Wilson), with red beard. 'New Horizon' x (Fay F2 pink seedling from: 'Pink Cameo' x 'Chérie'). Fay 1951. High Commendation 1950 (under name); Honorable Mention 1951; Award of Merit 1953; American Dykes Medal 1954.

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From Fay catalog, 1956: Mary Randall $12.00. (1951) No. T48-3. New Horizon X F2 Pink Seedling. DYKES MEDAL 1954. A very nice rose pink flower with tangerine beard. Flowers are well spaced on a strong nicely-branched 36-inch stalk. Plants are large and vigorous with good foliage. Midseason. H.C. 1950; H.M. 1951; Leader A.M. 1953; No.3, 100 Best 1955.
From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: MARY RANDALL (Fay '51) M-36". '54 DYKES. Most sought of all Flamingo pinks. A deep rose pink self with a bright red-tangerine beard. A large flower with remarkable thickness of petals, hafts wide, free from markings, falls round, flaring. A flower of near perfection. Produces wonderful seedlings. (New Horizon X (Pink Cameo x Cherie)). Reg. $2.00; on $15 order 2 for $1.45; on $25 order 3 for $1.25.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-30
  • Slow to increase, Zone 6a, Reston, VA…it has to be pampered. -- DavidPotembski - 2014-09-06
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IMG_5517.jpgjpg IMG_5517.jpg manage 37 K 17 Feb 2017 - 19:31 UnknownUser Taken in my garden 2014, Reston, VA Zone 6B
Mary Randall TB Orville Fay 1951.jpgjpg Mary Randall TB Orville Fay 1951.jpg manage 371 K 25 Mar 2021 - 20:28 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
MaryRandall01.JPGJPG MaryRandall01.JPG manage 74 K 26 Nov 2014 - 15:02 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
MaryRandallkp2_Mobile.JPGJPG MaryRandallkp2_Mobile.JPG manage 45 K 07 Jan 2013 - 17:21 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 4, 2012
Mary_Randal_Mike_Lowe.jpgjpg Mary_Randal_Mike_Lowe.jpg manage 42 K 25 Aug 2010 - 12:29 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Mary_Randall1.jpgjpg Mary_Randall1.jpg manage 75 K 17 Feb 2021 - 14:45 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Mary_Randall_TB_Fay_1950.jpgjpg Mary_Randall_TB_Fay_1950.jpg manage 66 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:53 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
maryrandall.jpgjpg maryrandall.jpg manage 67 K 07 Feb 2011 - 12:48 Main.avmoran  
maryrandall04.jpgjpg maryrandall04.jpg manage 77 K 12 Jun 2014 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
maryrandall05.jpgjpg maryrandall05.jpg manage 112 K 12 Jun 2014 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
maryrandall06.jpgjpg maryrandall06.jpg manage 77 K 12 Jun 2014 - 03:08 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
maryrandall1.JPGJPG maryrandall1.JPG manage 280 K 20 Feb 2019 - 22:22 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
maryrandall5.JPGJPG maryrandall5.JPG manage 164 K 29 Jun 2023 - 00:22 UnknownUser Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
maryrandall8.JPGJPG maryrandall8.JPG manage 140 K 17 Jun 2020 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
maryrandall9.JPGJPG maryrandall9.JPG manage 125 K 17 Jun 2020 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r35 - 29 Jun 2023, TLaurin
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