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■(TB) 'Pop Idol'

2008, Ghio

'Pop Idol' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2007). Seedling #01-299K3. TB, 33" (84 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards pale pink, coral pink midrib; falls red violet, large coral-pink sunburst, pink halo around edge; beards red. Keppel seedling #98-162B: ('Last Laugh' x seedling #96-47B: ('Prince George' x 'Braggadocio')) X 'Brave Face'. Bay View 2008. Honorable Mention 2010.

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From Bay View Gardens catalog, 2008: POP IDOL, 33 inches, EM. $55.00. A new fancy bicolor that is difficult to describe all its coloring and shadings. The domed standards are palest pink with large coral pink midrib. The semi-flaring falls red violet with a large coral pink sunburst around the red beards. A 1/8 inch pink halo around the fall petal edges. Ghio formed and wavy ruffles. No. 01-299K3: Keppel 98-1628: (Last Laugh x 96-4 78: (Prince George x Braggadocio)) X Brave Face.


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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