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■(TB) 'Quietude'

1972, Keppel

'Quietude' (Keith Keppel, R. 1971). Seedling# 65-34A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early bloom. Standards chicory blue (M&P 42-B-7), deeper at base of midrib; falls slightly paler blue (41-B-6) and overlaid chicory blue; pale blue beard. 'Epic' X 'Brook Song'. Keppel 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

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From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing QUIETUDE (Keppel). E 3411. Epic X Brook Song. A tranquil light chicory blue, deeper at base of standards. Slightly paler falls have a milky "washed" effect. Petal parts gently waved; beard light blue. Three branches plus terminal, eight buds. Given limited distribution last year under number 65-34A. $20.00. Keith Keppel.


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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quietude02.JPGJPG quietude02.JPG manage 88 K 19 Nov 2016 - 18:51 Main.Harloiris Photo by HIPS Archives
quietude8.JPGJPG quietude8.JPG manage 134 K 29 Jun 2023 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
quietude80.JPGJPG quietude80.JPG manage 177 K 29 Jun 2023 - 18:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
quietude9.JPGJPG quietude9.JPG manage 197 K 09 Mar 2023 - 13:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin -1975 AIS Convention-Pilley Garden
Topic revision: r16 - 21 Oct 2023, dougchyz
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