■(TB) 'Ride The Wind'
'Ride The Wind'
, R. 1991). Seedling# W 450-2. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white (RHS 155D); falls blue (95A), slightly ruffled white edge; beards lemon, tipped white. 'Pledge Allegiance'
X seedling# N 39-B: (seedling# H 201-T: ((involving 'Harbor Blue'
, 'Blue Sapphire'
, 'Celestial Snow'
, 'First Violet'
, 'King's Choice'
) x ('Rococo'
x 'Prince Indigo'
)) x seedling# H 173-B: ('Margarita'
seedling x (('Salem'
seedling) x (('Broadway Star'
x 'Whole Cloth'
) x 'Blue Mountains'
)))). Schreiner 1991. Honorable Mentiion 1993, Award of Merit 1996 .
| Awaiting original catalog description
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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- TB 'Ride the Wind' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately June 2-10, in 2017. It had purple based foliage at least during and after flowering, as well as purple coloring on the spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 26 Sep 2017