■(TB) 'Raspberry Fudge'
, R. 1988). Seedling# 82-7T. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards old mauve (M&P 46-I-5), almost solid suffusion on near pinard yellow (9-H-2) ground; falls near pinard yellow (9-H-2) ground, small white area near beard, perilla purple (47-J-3) 3/4" margin and hafts; white based beard, perilla purple midsection, burnt orange tip. 'Gigolo'
X 'Columbia The Gem'
. Keppel 1989. Honorable Mention 1991, Award of Merit 1993.
| From AIS Bulletin #272 January 1989 Introducing RASPBERRY FUDGE (Keppel) EM 36" (Gigolo X Columbia the Gem). Ruffled greyed raspberry standards; vanilla cream falls bordered raspberry, with chocolate tan undertoning at hafts and brownish brick beards. #82-7T. $30.00. Keith Keppel.
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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- TB 'Raspberry Fudge' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 1-9, in 2017. Although I didn't see any purple based foliage at the base of the leaves of 'Raspberry Fudge', there is a small amount of dark purple coloring on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 24 Sep 2017