■(TB) 'Top Flight'
, R. 1953) TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Deep golden apricot. Seedling# 46-45 x seedling# 46-31. Cooley 1953. Honorable Mention 1953, Judge's Choice 1954, Award of Merit 1955.
NOTE: Earlier registration by same name declared obsolete and name released by Mrs. H. L. Grant.
| From Fleur de Lis Gardens catalog 1956: TOP FLIGHT (D. Hall 1953) M. 34 in. (Hall pink lines). Described as a more deeply colored Temple Bells, this is a close approach to real orange through the pinks. A fiery orange red beard accents the color. Beautiful. A. M. 1955. 5.00.
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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