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■(TB) 'Nature's Own'

1981, Brown

'Nature's Own' (Opal Brown, R. 1981) Seedling# 76-3C5. TB, 28-30" (71-76 cm), Late bloom. Standards tangerine orange (RHS 24C) flushed pink; falls tangerine orange, edge lightly brushed carrot red (29A), lightly flushed chartreuse below indian orange beard. 'Festive Aire' X 'Neon Magic'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #241 April 1981 Introducing NATURE'S OWN (0. Brown '81). TB, 28-30", L. This colorful tangerine orange is one of the last to flower in my garden. Closed stands have a pink blush. Wide, horizontal falls touch at the hafts and sport half inch plush beards of brilliant nasturtium orange. A touch of chartreuse below the beards further intensifies the glowing beards. Sdlg. 76-3C5: (Festive Aire x Neon Magic. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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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