■(TB) 'Silk Road'
, R. 2007). Seedling# 00-257H. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light greenish-yellow (M&P 10-EF-1), base pyrethrum yellow (11-L-2), blue violet (42-I-11) midrib stripe on inner surface; style arms light greenish yellow, lavender midrib and flush; falls violet blue (42-IJ-11), pale blue (943-AB-5) edge, shoulders quince yellow (11-L-3); beards deep chrome yellow (9-L-6/7), pale blue at end. 'Lydia Safan-Swiastyn'
X 'Sea Power'
. Keppel 2008. Honorable Mention 2010
; Premio Firenze Award 2011; Award of Merit 2012
| From AIS Bulletin #348 January 2008 Introducing SILK ROAD ML-VL 40". (Bollywood sib). Cream and lavender bicolor with heavy substance, ruffling, strong stems. #00-257H. $50.00. Keith Keppel.
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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