■(TB) 'Mercator'

2020, Nouwen

'Mercator' (Etienne Nouwen, R. 2020). Seedling EN15AB17. TB, 41" (105 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards rose pink, infused and veined violet purple in the center; style arms rose-pink, purple stigmatic lip; falls rose-pink, lighter in the center, darker at hafts, sometimes washed purple-blue; beards deep salmon in throat, ends salmon pink. Slight sweet fragrance. 'Simply Sensational' X 'Asian Plum'.

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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.

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Topic revision: r5 - 29 Jun 2021, TLaurin
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