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■(TB) 'May Hall'

1954, Hall

'May Hall' (David Hall, R. 1952). Seedling# 51-15. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-OR1, Medium-tone pink. 'Dolly Varden' X pink seedling# 49-13. Cooley 1954. High Commendation 1952, 1953.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: MAY HALL (Hall 1954) M. 36 in. (Dolly Varden x 48-13). This is said to be the best of Mr. Halls many fine pinks. A clean, clear and very bright shade of pink, this is highlighted by a very vivid beard. H: M. 1954. 17.50.
 


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.


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Topic revision: r15 - 20 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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