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■(TB) 'Me And My Shadow'

2019, Black

'Me And My Shadow' (Paul Black, R. 2019). Seedling V151B. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late to very late bloom. Standards white center sanded charcoal-purple, wide charcoal-purple band; style arms brown-black; falls warm white, pale yellow toward upper half of edge, wide purple-black plicata band, black lines beside beard and sanded black between, black dart at end of beard; beards based dark brown, tips dark burnt orange; slight musky fragrance. Seedling S112H, 'Bright on Top' sibling, X seedling S91A, 'Raindrops Keep Falling' sibling. Mid-America 2019. Honorable Mentions 2022

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Me And My Shadow.jpgmeandmyshadow01.JPGmeandmyshadow02.JPGmeandmyshadow03.JPGmeandmyshadow04.JPGmeandmyshadow05.jpgmeandmyshadow5.JPGmeandmyshadow50.JPGmeandmyshadow51.JPGMMS A1.jpgMMS A2.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MMS A1.jpgjpg MMS A1.jpg manage 1 MB 09 May 2020 - 23:12 JimPalmer Photo by Jim Palmer Zone 7a
MMS A2.jpgjpg MMS A2.jpg manage 1 MB 09 May 2020 - 23:13 JimPalmer Photo by Jim Palmer Zone 7a
Me And My Shadow.jpgjpg Me And My Shadow.jpg manage 1 MB 12 Nov 2023 - 01:09 AdamCordes Taken in my garden, 2023, Zone 4
meandmyshadow01.JPGJPG meandmyshadow01.JPG manage 814 K 06 Feb 2019 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
meandmyshadow02.JPGJPG meandmyshadow02.JPG manage 716 K 06 Feb 2019 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
meandmyshadow03.JPGJPG meandmyshadow03.JPG manage 832 K 06 Feb 2019 - 15:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
meandmyshadow04.JPGJPG meandmyshadow04.JPG manage 728 K 06 Feb 2019 - 15:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
meandmyshadow05.jpgjpg meandmyshadow05.jpg manage 106 K 08 Feb 2022 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
meandmyshadow5.JPGJPG meandmyshadow5.JPG manage 197 K 06 Oct 2023 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
meandmyshadow50.JPGJPG meandmyshadow50.JPG manage 205 K 06 Oct 2023 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
meandmyshadow51.JPGJPG meandmyshadow51.JPG manage 240 K 06 Oct 2023 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r13 - 12 Nov 2023, AdamCordes
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