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■(TB) 'Midnight Shadows'

1962, Terrell

'Midnight Shadows' (Collie Terrell, R. 1961). Seedling# 57-117. TB, 39" (99 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-V1D, Dark purple self, from blue side. ('Northwestern' x 'Storm Warning') X 'Black Hills'. Tell 1962.

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From Tell’s Gardens catalog, 1962: MIDNIGHT SHADOWS (Collie Terrell) Midseason Late 40". (Northwestern x Storm Warning) X (Black Hills) This was blackest of all the darks being grown in the Terrell garden last spring and it also had the finest branching. No haft markings and a self beard make it outstanding among "blacks" This should be excellent crossed with Black Charm, Dark Fury, and Little Crow. #57-117. $25.00


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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