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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, Honorable Mention 1954; Judges' Choice 1955; Award of Merit 1956.

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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.


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.

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mayhall01.JPGJPG mayhall01.JPG manage 475 K 12 Mar 2018 - 11:22 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
mayhall02.JPGJPG mayhall02.JPG manage 548 K 12 Mar 2018 - 11:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
mayhall1.JPGJPG mayhall1.JPG manage 284 K 20 Jun 2016 - 14:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
mayhall9.JPGJPG mayhall9.JPG manage 241 K 19 Feb 2021 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1962 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 25 Aug 2022, davepote
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