■(TB) 'Toll Gate'
, R. 1956). Seedling# 14055. TB, 42" (107 cm). Midseason bloom. Amoena. Standards very pale blue; falls royal purple (Ridgway); haft same pale blue; beard light cadmium (Ridgway). Seedling# 4651: ('Black Forest'
x dark seedling) x blue seedling# 3550: x ('Progenitor'
x 'Shining Waters'
)). Cook 1959. Honorable Mention 1959, Award of Merit 1962.
| From AIS Bulletin #153, April 1959. Introducing TOLLGATE (Sdlg. 14055) H ..C. 1958. Big, bold, striking. Large flowers of shape and substance. Standards palest blue; falls dark violet blue. Additional and distinctive character is given the flowers by yellow beards extending across hafts of pale blue standard color. 3 feet. Midseason.$20.00. Paul Cook.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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.
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here
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