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■(TB) 'St. Petersburg'

1989, Byers

'St. Petersburg' (Monty Byers, R. 1989). Seedling D232-109. TB, height 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom and re-bloom. Heavily ruffled silvery violet white changing to green white in center of Falls, touched yellow at hafts; light violet blue beard tipped yellow; slight fragrance. 'Leda's Lover' X ('Sky Hooks' x 'Condottiere'). Moonshine Gardens 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing ST. PETERSBURG-TB. Leda's Lover X (Sky Hooks x Condottiere). Silvery white with light blue b. tipped yellow. Super, big, ruffled flowers on tall show stalks----and a very willing rebloomer. $35.00. Moonshine 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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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-03-03
  • Rebloomed Sep, Oct, 2010 in Modesto, CA USDA Zone 9; Riley Probst -- RileyProbst - 07 Oct 2010
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StPetersberyGp101006.jpgjpg StPetersberyGp101006.jpg manage 34 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:34 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
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StPetersburgNN.jpgjpg StPetersburgNN.jpg manage 45 K 10 Nov 2011 - 21:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
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stpetersburg1.jpgjpg stpetersburg1.jpg manage 134 K 10 Jul 2019 - 22:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
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Topic revision: r30 - 08 Feb 2021, TLaurin
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