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■(TB) 'Wintercrest'

2023, Keppel

'Wintercrest' (Keith Keppel, R. 2023). Seedling 15-81A, TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards marguerite yellow (M&P 10-C-1) at edge, remainder blended columbine blue (M&P 42-G-10); style arms blue-white, crests shaded pale yellow; falls blue-white (M&P 33-B-1) lightly shaded afterglow (M&P 42-AB-5) in throat near beard, hafts sulphur yellow (M&P 10-J-1), faint sulphur yellow shading at distal end; beards chrome yellow (M&P 9-L-7) throat, chrome yellow middle, lavender white tipped yellow end; slight sweet fragrance. 'Mood Ring' X seedling 10-100A:(seedling 07-101A:('Secret Rites' x 'Temple of Time') x seedling 05-134F:('Silk Road' x 'Alpenview')).

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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win tercrest8.JPGJPG win tercrest8.JPG manage 165 K 22 Dec 2023 - 03:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
wintercrest9.JPGJPG wintercrest9.JPG manage 143 K 11 Nov 2023 - 15:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r5 - 22 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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