, R. 1996). Seedling# AA 88-B. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards azure blue (RHS 97D), streaked creamy white; style arms azure blue wash; falls medium blue (96D) streaked azure blue, with creamy white band; beards light blue, yellow in throat, base yellow; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Altruist'
X 'Honky Tonk Blues'
. Schreiner 1996.
| 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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