■(TB) 'Rapture In Blue'

1990, Schreiner

'Rapture In Blue' (Schreiners, R. 1990). Seedling# W 440-A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Heavily ruffled light blue (RHS 100D); beards white. Seedling# N 57-A: (('Sailor's Dance' x seedling# G 30-A: (('Pacific Panorama' x 'Parisian Blue') x 'Sapphire Hills')) x ('Sapphire Hills' x seedling# D 136-G: ('Parisian Blue' x (('Blue Linen' sibling x (seedling# J 274-A x 'Violet Harmony')) x ('Swan Ballet' x 'Snowy Heron'))))) X 'Tide's In'. Schreiner 1990. Honorable Mention 1992, Award of Merit 1994.

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Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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