■(TB) 'Rio Rojo'
, R. 2009). Seedling# SS 497-A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards, style arms and falls red (RHS 61A); beards blue purple, yellow in throat; ruffled. Seedling# HH 1442-A: (seedling# CC 1402-1: ('Burgermeister'
x seedling# AA 1638-A: (seedling# S 324-40, 'Leading Edge'
sibling x 'Leading Edge'
)) x seedling# CC 1141-4, 'Fit For A King'
pod parent) X 'Purple Serenade'
. Schreiner 2009. Honorable Mention 2011
; Award of Merit 2015
| Awaiting original catalog description
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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