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■(TB) 'Telegraph Hill'

1994, McWhirter

'Telegraph Hill' (James McWhirter, R. 1993). Seedling# J87-5-A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Sky blue, falls edged silver; beards white; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Winterscape' X 'Bridal Fashion'. Stockton 1994. Honorable Mention 1997.

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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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Telegraph-HillNN.jpgjpg Telegraph-HillNN.jpg manage 35 K 11 Nov 2011 - 16:30 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
TelegraphHill02.jpgjpg TelegraphHill02.jpg manage 91 K 14 Apr 2014 - 18:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
TelegraphHill03.JPGJPG TelegraphHill03.JPG manage 76 K 14 Apr 2014 - 19:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
TelegraphHillAIS.jpgjpg TelegraphHillAIS.jpg manage 61 K 22 May 2012 - 04:09 Main.kikilompoc Photo Kiki Shappell
telegraphhill01.jpgjpg telegraphhill01.jpg manage 229 K 04 Dec 2017 - 20:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
telegraphhill02.jpgjpg telegraphhill02.jpg manage 220 K 11 Jan 2018 - 16:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
telegraphhill03.JPGJPG telegraphhill03.JPG manage 235 K 28 Dec 2020 - 04:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r13 - 16 Jul 2022, TerryLaurin
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