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■(TB) 'Spring Festival'

1957, Hall

'Spring Festival' (David Hall, R. 1957). Seedling# 54-45" (94 cm). TB 37". Midseason bloom. Color class R3L. Standards light pink, falls medium pink. Seedling# 51-28 x May Hall, Cooley 1958. Honorable Mention 1958; Judges' Choice 1959.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: SPRING FESTIVAL (Hall '58) M-38". One of the most beautiful & remarkable of the many pinks from David Hall. Unlike others, this is a definite apple-blossom pink with a heavy geranium-red beard. Flowers very large, faultlessly formed, slightly ruffled. Blooms widely spaced on fine tall stalks. Grows robust & increases rapidly. JC'59, RU,AM'60. Palomino X Sib. Regularly $6.00; on $10 order $4.50; on $25 order $3.90.


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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Spring Festival (6).jpegjpeg Spring Festival (6).jpeg manage 39 K 15 Oct 2022 - 14:04 UnknownUser photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Thelma Boose Garden in NC.
Spring Festival (7).jpegjpeg Spring Festival (7).jpeg manage 45 K 15 Oct 2022 - 14:05 UnknownUser photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2021, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Thelma Boose Garden in NC.
Spring_Festival_fl.jpgjpg Spring_Festival_fl.jpg manage 44 K 20 Feb 2011 - 18:56 IrisP  
springfestival01.JPGJPG springfestival01.JPG manage 696 K 20 Mar 2018 - 14:01 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
springfestival1.jpgjpg springfestival1.jpg manage 38 K 10 Dec 2018 - 22:46 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
springfestival3.JPGJPG springfestival3.JPG manage 228 K 19 Jan 2021 - 15:32 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1965 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
springfestival4.JPGJPG springfestival4.JPG manage 450 K 13 Sep 2020 - 02:48 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1962 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
springfestival5.JPGJPG springfestival5.JPG manage 77 K 25 Apr 2020 - 14:53 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1971 Gilbert H. Wild & Son catalogue by Terry Laurin
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