'Chayka' Чайка ( Georgi Rodionenko, R. 2001) Sdlg. 4210K-1. JI (3 F.), 20-28" (50-70 cm), Late bloom. Standards white, narrow red violet rim; style arms white; Falls white, wide red violet border, light golden signal. Parentage unknown; seed from Japan. Rodionenko 1975.
Translation: Чайка = 'Gull'
|Awaiting original catalog description|
|FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION|
|Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.|
|PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils|
|Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.|
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