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■(TB) 'Shock Alert'

2023, Schiller

'Shock Alert' (Bailey Schiller, R. 2023) Seedling F72-1, TB, 32" (81.5 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards solid white (RHS NN155B) standards with light gold veining at the very top of petal; style arms solid white (RHS NN155B) with old gold veining at the very tip of the styles; falls white overlaid strong purple (RHS N87B) veined dark purple (RHS 79B), light yellow edge on bottom 1/4 of petal ; beards vivid reddish orange; slight spicy fragrance. 'Secret Status' X 'Raise Your Glass' sibling.

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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.


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Topic revision: r7 - 14 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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