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■(TB) 'Olympic Challenge'

1985, Schreiner

'Olympic Challenge' (Schreiner, R. 1985) Seedling# P 435-A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Lightly ruffled uniform rich orange, half dollar size white area surrounding rich tangerine red beard. Seedling# J571-B: ((seedling# A 1002-1 x 'Flaming Star') x 'Gold Trimmings') X 'Fiery Chariot'. Schreiner 1985. Honorable Mention 1988.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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