■(TB) 'Starring Encore'
, R. 2007). Seedling 2003-119A. TB, height 35" (89 cm). Early to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards raspberry (RHS 86 C/D) with bases blended golden yellow; style arms edged golden yellow with raspberry crests and midlines, laced crests; falls distal 2/3 plum purple (77A) with lighter edges, basal 1/3 sun spray of cream grading to yellow at hafts with maroon (183C) veins; beards golden yellow, yellow orange (23A) in throat; ruffled; lightly laced; sweet buckwheat fragrance. 'Daughter Of Stars'
. Winterberry 2008.
| From AIS Bulletin #349 April 2008 Introducing Starring Encore (D. Spoon). Sdlg. 2003-119A. TB, 35" (89 cm), EM and RE (October in zone 6b). S. raspberry (RHS 86 C/D) with bases blended golden yellow; style arms edged golden yellow with raspberry crests and midlines; F. distal 2/3 plum purple (77A) with lighter edges, basal 1/3 sun spray of cream grading to yellow at hafts with maroon (183C) veins; beards golden yellow and yellow orange (23A) deep; ruffled, laced style crests; lightly laced standards and falls; sweet buckwheat fragrance. Daughter of Stars X Starring. $35. Winterberry 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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- TB 'Starring Encore' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 25 - June 5, in 2017. Although I didn't notice any purple based foliage at the base of the leaves, 'Starring Encore' does have purple coloring on its spathes. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 02 Oct 2017