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■(TB) 'Peach Melba'

1979, Ames

'Peach Melba' (Hyram Ames, R. 1979). Seedling #A746-1. TB, 30" (76 cm), Early bloom. Light peach (RHS 29D), blending to white in center of falls; peach beard. ('Jan Elizabeth' x ('Arctic Flame' x 'Cloud Dancer')) X 'Tinsel Town'.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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peachmelba01.jpgjpg peachmelba01.jpg manage 148 K 22 Dec 2017 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
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pechemelba02.jpgjpg pechemelba02.jpg manage 266 K 30 Nov 2017 - 19:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
Topic revision: r10 - 14 Dec 2020, Harloiris
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