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■(TB) 'Romantic Lead'

2020, Ghio

'Romantic Lead' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2020) Seedling 12-22J3. TB, 35" (89 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards mid pink; style arms pink; falls pale pink, mid pink shoulders and edge; beards tangerine, ends white. Seedling 10-41F3: (seedling 08-102-I5: ('Magnanimous' x seedling 06-96G4, 'Close to My Heart' pod parent sibling) x seedling 08-73G5: (seedling 06-90D3: ('Hollywood Star' x seedling 04-14X2: (seedling 02-50pk: (seedling 00-21A4: (seedling 98-20F2: (seedling 94-99Z: ('Winning Edge' x 'Blonde Bombshell') x 'Society Page') x seedling 98-21G, 'Drifting Bubbles' sibling) x 'Drifting Bubbles') x seedling 01-175R4: ('Thinking of You' x seedling 99-59M2, 'Christmas Present' pod parent))) x seedling 06-74V4: (seedling 02-52K: (seedling 00-27D: ('Bewitchment' x seedling 97-48R, 'Thinking of You' sibling) x 'Champagne Bubbles') x seedling 04-19Y2, 'Beauty Within' pod parent))) X seedling 08-72X: (seedling 06-90D3 x seedling 06-89E3: ('Hollywood Star' x 'Star Appeal')). Schreiner 2020.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
romanticlead5.JPGJPG romanticlead5.JPG manage 109 K 29 May 2023 - 15:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Mid-America Garden
romanticlead7.JPGJPG romanticlead7.JPG manage 222 K 08 May 2024 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
romanticlead70.JPGJPG romanticlead70.JPG manage 156 K 08 May 2024 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
romanticlead9.JPGJPG romanticlead9.JPG manage 100 K 01 Jan 2021 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
Topic revision: r6 - 08 May 2024, TLaurin
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