■(TB) 'Wild Apache'
, R. 1964). Seedling# 51-OPE. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Color Class V2. Standards rose madder, flushed mulberry; falls mulberry on white ground, mahogany border. 'Henna Stitches'
X 'Wild Ginger'
. Cooley 1965.
| [Cooley's Gardens catalog 1965]: So vivid and lively that the name is truly in keeping with this sensational new plicata. The color is cinnamon-violet on white, the standards almost solidly colored cinnamon-violet. Beard is orange-bronze. An exceptionally large flower, with perfect balance and ideal ruffling, very broad in all its parts. This is quite different from other reddish or burgundy plicatas previously introduced. It is seedling No. 51-OPE. Heavy stems, extra good branching. 35 inches tall. Each $20.00
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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