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■(TB) 'Merlin's Robe'

2004, Nichols

'Merlin's Robe' (Hooker Nichols, R. 2004). Seedling# 9713A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards beige, blue raspberry midrib; falls grape, edged and washed violet, white haft markings; beards sienna; ruffled. 'Eurythmic' X 'Diddler'. Hillcrest 2004.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- ElladanMcLeester - 2010-12-16
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DDB914D1-7E36-4F11-A22D-46CADCABF777.jpegjpeg DDB914D1-7E36-4F11-A22D-46CADCABF777.jpeg manage 1 MB 27 Feb 2023 - 08:20 BeverlySteiner Merlin’s Robe front
E87F251D-3095-49B8-B0BE-E21503AD3248.jpegjpeg E87F251D-3095-49B8-B0BE-E21503AD3248.jpeg manage 1 MB 27 Feb 2023 - 08:22 BeverlySteiner Merlin’s Robe side
merlins_robe_66.jpgjpg merlins_robe_66.jpg manage 71 K 16 Dec 2010 - 21:53 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
merlinsrobe01.jpgjpg merlinsrobe01.jpg manage 60 K 22 Jul 2014 - 15:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
merlinsrobe02.jpgjpg merlinsrobe02.jpg manage 80 K 15 May 2014 - 18:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
merlinsrobe03.jpgjpg merlinsrobe03.jpg manage 160 K 09 Feb 2021 - 14:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 27 Feb 2023, BrewItt
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