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■(TB) 'Sable D'Argent'

1997, Fédoroff by Ruaud

'Sable D'Argent' (Igor Fédoroff by Sylvain Ruaud, R. 1997). Seedling S88. TB, 36" (90 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards light apricot; style arms apricot; falls apricot, traces of mauve pink around orange beard; waved; slight sweet fragrance. 'Sumptuous' X 'Entourage'.

See below:

sables dargent.jpg


Note: garden name is 'Sables D'Argent', due to a beach on the island of Porquerolles, France.


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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sables_dargent.jpgjpg sables_dargent.jpg manage 60 K 07 Dec 2009 - 17:06 Main.chinon36 photo taken in France - zone 7, by Sylvain Ruaud
Topic revision: r11 - 22 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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