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■(TB) 'Songster'

1975, Corlew

'Songster' (Glenn Corlew, R. 1974). Seedling# 717-1A. TB, 31" (79 cm), Midseason bloom. Pink self with salmon undertone; tangerine beard. 'Pink Fringe' X seedling# 446-7A: ('Signature' x 'Flaming Heart'). Corlew 1975. Honorable Mention 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing SONGSTER. $25.00. (Glenn F. Corlew 1975). Start with domed and touching standards over semi-flaring falls, add a touch of ruffling, color the entire creation a smooth, salmon pink and highlight with a tangerine beard. Andthere it is a song to warm your heart! 31". Midseason. Sdlg. #717-1A. Pink Fringe X (Signature x Flaming Heart). Cherry Lane Garden.
 
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- AdamCordes - 2010-07-22
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SongsterBHI.jpgjpg SongsterBHI.jpg manage 84 K 23 Nov 2011 - 01:13 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
songster01.JPGJPG songster01.JPG manage 919 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster02.JPGJPG songster02.JPG manage 816 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:15 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster03.JPGJPG songster03.JPG manage 879 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:16 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster04.JPGJPG songster04.JPG manage 1 MB 09 Jan 2017 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster1.JPGJPG songster1.JPG manage 893 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster2.JPGJPG songster2.JPG manage 947 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:22 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
songster3.JPGJPG songster3.JPG manage 802 K 09 Jan 2017 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 23 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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