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■(TB) 'Snowy Wonderland'

1979, Brown

'Snowy Wonderland' (Opal Brown, R. 1979). Seedling# 73-487. TB, 33" (84 cm). Early midseason bloom. Pure white with brushing of gold on hafts, lightly crimped edges; double wide orange beard. Seedling# 70-3F3: ('Menemsha' x (invling orange seedlings x 'Celestial Glory' 'Cindy Ellen'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing SNOWY WONDERLAND (0. Brown '79). TB, 33", M. Snowy white with lightly crimped petal edges. S. are cupped. Wide, flaring falls are elaborately adorned with plush 1/2" wide beards of vivid orange. Shoulders are overlaid with lemon yellow. Good bud count. HC '78 and Region 13 Seedling Queen '78 under N73-4A7. (Menemsha x (inv. orange sdlgs. x Celestial Glory)) X Cindy Ellen. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens.


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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SnowyWonderlandBJI.jpgjpg SnowyWonderlandBJI.jpg manage 45 K 06 Apr 2012 - 22:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
snowywonderland1.JPGJPG snowywonderland1.JPG manage 111 K 20 Apr 2020 - 15:59 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
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Topic revision: r15 - 22 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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