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■(TB) 'Only the Shadow Knows'

2020, Black

'Only the Shadow Knows' (Paul Black, R. 2020) Seedling V118B. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards dark slate-purple blending to light grey to tan bands, interior vibrant mid purple; style arms light brassy violet, light olive edge and ridge; falls eggshell white, wide pale butter band becoming darker toward edge, gilt gold rim; beards dark orange in throat, middle mid orange, ends yellow-gold; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling R174B: ('Frontline' x 'Bluebird of Happiness') X seedling T19B, 'Lost World' sibling. Mid-America 2020.

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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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onlytheshadowknows.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows.JPG manage 120 K 21 Jan 2020 - 22:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
onlytheshadowknows1.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows1.JPG manage 186 K 21 Jan 2020 - 22:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
onlytheshadowknows10.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows10.JPG manage 147 K 18 Mar 2024 - 13:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
onlytheshadowknows11.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows11.JPG manage 262 K 18 Mar 2024 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
onlytheshadowknows12.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows12.JPG manage 200 K 18 Mar 2024 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
onlytheshadowknows5.JPGJPG onlytheshadowknows5.JPG manage 183 K 02 Oct 2023 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r6 - 18 Mar 2024, TLaurin
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