■(TB) 'Novel Idea'
, R. 2005). Seedling# 99-93S2. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards pink; falls pink, purple lines becoming purple dots at distal edge; beards tangerine. 'Brave Face'
X seedling# 97-54A4: (seedling# 95-39T, 'Genuflect'
sibling, x seedling# 93-140I3: ('Pink Starlet'
x seedling# 91-43P: ('Happy Marriage'
x seedling# 87-122U: ('Birthday Greetings'
x 'Bubble Up'
)))). Bay View 2006. Honorable Mention 2009
* * References
| From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2006: NOVEL IDEA, 36 inches, ML. $60.00. The first pink ground " line and speckle ". The standards are pink slightly texture veined.The falls are deeper pink with purple lines radiating from the tangerine beards to the dotted distal edge. Wavy ruffling, super branching and bud count. Best Seedling, Region 14 show, 2005. No. 99-93S2: Brave Face X 97-54A4: (95 -39T, Genuflect sib, x 93-14013: (Pink Starlet x 91-43P: (Happy Marriage x Bubbling Along))).
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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