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■(TB) 'Milisska'

1964, Morgan

'Milisska' (Richard W. Morgan, R. 1962). TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-V3, Standards lavender fading to near white; fFalls violet, violet styles. 'First Violet' X 'Whole Cloth'. Morgan 1964.

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From AIS Bulletin #174, July 1964. Introducing MILISSKA (First Violet X Whole Cloth) 36" M. A distinctive, moderately ruffled new amoena with near white, tightly closed standards which may be tinted blue in various soils and weathers. Slightly lighter than PELLA's. Good stem, perfect (Whole Cloth) branching. Vigorous. Hardy. Was guested in Gaskill and Hooker gardens in Illinois. Chosen by Harry Randall for his garden in England. Glowing reports from Southern California and Memphis. Stock very limited. Net $30.00. Richard Morgan.


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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