■(TB) 'Port Wine'
, R. 1950). Seedling# 48-102. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-W/RV2, White and red-violet plicata. Seedling# 45-47 x 'Starless Night'
. Sass 1950. Honorable Mention 1950; Award of Merit 1953.
| From Sass catalog, 1950: PORT WINE (Sass, 1950) (48-102)-Very Dark Red Purple and white plicata. 38 inches. $20.00
| From Fleur De Lis catalog, 1956: PORT WINE (Sass 1950) M. L. 37 in. (Aleppo Plains x 62-40:-lmproved Ruth Pollock) x Starless Night. A very beautiful plicata of rich enamel like white with deep, almost solid border of rich purple. One of the most beautiful of all the plicatas. A. M. 1953. 5.00
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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.
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here
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