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■(TB) 'Sunny And Warm'

1987, Gatty

'Sunny And Warm' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1986). Seedling# N27-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early to late bloom. Standards near chrome lemon (M&P 9-K-1); falls deeper lemon (9-L-2); sunflower (9-L-4) to cadmium yellow (9-L-8) beard; heavily ruffled and pleated, sometimes a bit of lace; slight musky fragrance. Seedling# K52-1: ((('Princess' x 'Grand Waltz') x 'Bonbon' sibling) x 'Paradise' sibling) X 'Catalyst'. Keppel 1987. Honorable Mention 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #264 January 1987 Introducing SUNNY AND WARM (Gatty) EML. 38" ((Princess x Grand Waltz) x Bonbon sib) x Paradise sib) X Catalyst). Lemon-toned yellow bitone with fantastic branching and bud count. Heavily ruffled and pleated, sometimes a bit of lace. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


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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