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■(TB) 'Steady Date'

2023, Kepel

'Steady Date' (Keith Keppel, R. 2023). Seedling 15-74A, TB, 36" (91.5 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards light apricot (M&P 10-F-5) shading to rosy lavender (M&P 43-D-5) center and base; style arms light apricot, lavender (M&P 43-C-5) center of arm; falls light apricot, paling in center with slight rosy lavender flush; beards bittersweet (M&P 3-J-12). 'Mood Ring' X 'Sunset Boulevard'.

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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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steadydate9.JPGJPG steadydate9.JPG manage 170 K 11 Nov 2023 - 14:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
steadydate90.JPGJPG steadydate90.JPG manage 155 K 19 Dec 2023 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
steadydate91.JPGJPG steadydate91.JPG manage 208 K 19 Dec 2023 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
Topic revision: r4 - 19 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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