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(TB) 'White Duet'

■ 1966, Smith

'White Duet' (Raymond G. Smith, R. 1965) Seedling# B63DR. TB, 29" (74 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. White self. (Rundlett seedling# E-13-R: ('Double Date' x 'September Sparkler') x 'Fall Melolight') X ('Polar King' x 'Autumn Snowdrift'). Smith 1966.

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From AIS Bulletin #182 July 1966 Introducing WHITE DUET (R. Smith 1965) ((DD x SEPTEMBER SPARKLER) X FALL MELOLITE)) X (POLAR KING X AUTUMN SNOWDRIFT). One of my very best pure white rebloomers. $15.00. Raymond Smith.


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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