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■(TB) 'Raven's Roost'

1981, Plough

'Raven's Roost' (Gordon Plough, R. 1980). Seedling# 74-9-1. TB, 45" (114 cm). Late midseason bloom. Fluted and lightly ruffled purple black; dark blue beard tipped mustard. 'Black Market' X 'Patent Leather'. Eden Road 1981.

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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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Topic revision: r12 - 07 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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