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■(TB) 'Midwest Morning'

1965, Gaskill

'Midwest Morning' (Ferris Gaskill, R. 1964). Seedling# 62-23. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class-RlP, Light pink self; red beard tipped white. From two D. Hall line-bred pink seedlings. Greenbrier 1965.

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From AIS Bulletin #177, April 1965. Introducing MIDWEST MORNING #62-23 Each--$20.00. Brilliant large light pink self with white tipped full red beard. From two carefully selected Dave Hall pink lines. Nicely ruffled flower with closed standards and semi-flaring falls. Excellence of plant, stalk and bloom earned a record 42 votes for HC in 1964. Fertile both ways. Medium to late. 34"-36". Greenbrier Farm.


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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