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■(TB) 'Too Below Zero'

2002, Miller

'Too Below Zero' (David Miller, R. 2002). Seedling# 93-9L. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards white, pale blue tinge at base; style arms white, base blue; falls white, pale green veining; beards medium blue, hairs tipped white at end; slight musky fragrance. 'Silverado' X 'San Juan Silver'. Long's Gardens 2004. Honorable Mention 2006.

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From AIS Bulletin #333 April 2004 Introducing TOO BELOW ZERO (David Miller) TB 35" ML. Bitter Cold! Put on a coat while viewing! Standards are cold white with an icy light blue tinge at the base. The falls also are oold white, but with very light cool green veining. Light blue beards are frosted white. Good substance, branching and bud count. Nice dark green illiage. Silverado X San Juan Silver. $40.00. Long's 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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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-04-08
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TooBelowZero01.jpgjpg TooBelowZero01.jpg manage 34 K 11 Apr 2015 - 00:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
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TooBelowZero_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TooBelowZero_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 62 K 08 Apr 2010 - 07:10 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2004 Convention in Fresno, CA
Too_Below_Zero_KWW.jpgjpg Too_Below_Zero_KWW.jpg manage 46 K 15 Jan 2017 - 17:49 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Ken and Sue James Garden, Modesto, CA; AIS 2004 Convention
toobelowzero2.jpgjpg toobelowzero2.jpg manage 32 K 22 Feb 2013 - 12:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Topic revision: r15 - 12 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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