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■(TB) 'Summer Love'

1970, Greenwood

'Summer Love' (Doris Greenwood, R. 1970). Seedling# 69-1-A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards apricot, flushed pink, deeper at base; falls apricot, flushed yellow, lighter in center, deep apricot hafts; tangerine beard; ruffled and laced. 'Rippling Waters' X 'Winter Olympics'. Melrose Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

See below:

Summer Love fl.jpgSummerLove01.JPGSummerLove02.JPGSummerLove12BHI.jpgsummerlove5.JPG


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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SummerLove01.JPGJPG SummerLove01.JPG manage 59 K 07 Dec 2014 - 20:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SummerLove02.JPGJPG SummerLove02.JPG manage 120 K 01 Sep 2021 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SummerLove12BHI.jpgjpg SummerLove12BHI.jpg manage 66 K 04 May 2012 - 22:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Summer_Love_fl.jpgjpg Summer_Love_fl.jpg manage 34 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:09 IrisP  
summerlove5.JPGJPG summerlove5.JPG manage 65 K 29 Apr 2020 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1975 Melrose Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r13 - 27 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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