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■(TB) 'Supersimmon'

1978, Parker

'Supersimmon' (Margaret Parker, R. 1977). Seedling# 7213-1. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards yellow-orange (between RHS 23D/28D); falls yellow-orange (between 23B/22A), small white blaze at tip of orange beard. 'Son Of Star' X 'Glazed Orange'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing SUPERSIMMON (M. Parker '78). TB, 31", M. One of the most "eyecatching" oranges seen to date. Smooth, velvety coloration of bright persimmon orange with beards a deeper orange. Standards firmly held; falls flared and lightly crimped. HC '77, Region 13 Seedling Queen '77. Sdlg. #7213-1. Son of Star X Glazed Orange. $25.00. Brown's Sunnyhill 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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Supersimmon01.JPGJPG Supersimmon01.JPG manage 50 K 07 Dec 2014 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Supersimmon12BHI.jpgjpg Supersimmon12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 05 May 2012 - 22:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SupersimmonEI.jpgjpg SupersimmonEI.jpg manage 22 K 20 Dec 2012 - 16:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Supersimmon__Parker__1979.JPGJPG Supersimmon__Parker__1979.JPG manage 72 K 01 Jan 2010 - 11:01 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Supersimmon_fl.jpgjpg Supersimmon_fl.jpg manage 32 K 20 Feb 2011 - 19:17 IrisP  
supersimmon.jpgjpg supersimmon.jpg manage 560 K 19 Dec 2015 - 17:20 JoelleFRANJEULLE PHOTO CHRISTINE COSI
supersimmon01.jpgjpg supersimmon01.jpg manage 77 K 29 Jun 2015 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
supersimmon02.JPGJPG supersimmon02.JPG manage 40 K 20 May 2014 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
supersimmon03.JPGJPG supersimmon03.JPG manage 54 K 02 Dec 2014 - 15:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
supersimmon04.jpgjpg supersimmon04.jpg manage 181 K 11 Jan 2018 - 03:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
supersimmon05.JPGJPG supersimmon05.JPG manage 278 K 27 Dec 2020 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
supersimmon1.JPGJPG supersimmon1.JPG manage 206 K 03 Mar 2020 - 22:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
supersimmon2.JPGJPG supersimmon2.JPG manage 211 K 03 Mar 2020 - 22:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
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