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■(TB) 'Sulphur Crests'

2019, Chappell

'Sulphur Crests' (Lyn Chappell, R. 2019). Seedling 11-014. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early midseason to midseason bloom. Standards smooth bright yellow, few brown veins at base; style arms pale yellow, faint lilac midline flush, rounded yellow crests, feathered tips; falls soft lilac, darker lilac flash down center, wide yellow-tan border, yellow hafts; beards gold, tipped orange in throat, small lilac-white horn, thick, bushy; sweet fragrance. 'Stairway to Heaven' X 'Doodads'.

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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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Sulphur Crests_3 Nov 2020.jpgjpg Sulphur Crests_3 Nov 2020.jpg manage 960 K 03 Nov 2020 - 21:03 LynDC Sulphur Crests ('Stairway to Heaven' x 'Doodads')
Topic revision: r4 - 03 Nov 2020, LynDC
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