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■(TB) 'Mountain Sunbeams'

1986, Magee

'Mountain Sunbeams' (Tom Magee, R. 1982). Seedling# 7522G. TB, 42" (107 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light yellow edged gold; ivory style arms, gold edge and pencil line at center; falls ivory, gold hafts and edge; gold beard; ruffled and laced; slight sweet fragrance. 'Colorado Sunshine' X 'Yellow Chiffon'. Long's Gardens 1985. Exhibition Certificate 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing MOUNTAIN SUNBEAMS (Tom Magee) TB 42" M High upright open standards reveal rays of gold streaking the style arm, crossing the haft and circling semi-flaring ivory falls-casting a gold shadow on edge of standards. Stds. ruffled, falls rolling ruffles, both slightly laced. Colorado Sunshine X Yellow Chiffon. EC 1984. $25.00. Long's Gardens.


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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