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■(TB) 'Maiden'

1988, Byers

'Maiden' (Monty Byers, R. 1987). Seedling# C54-101. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Early midseason to midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards peach pink; falls pinkish apricot orange; tangerine orange beard; heavily ruffled. 'Orange Wonder' X Hager horned pink seedling: ('Moon Mistress' x Meek horned seedling). Moonshine Gardens 1988.

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From AIS Bulletin #269 April 1988 Introducing MAIDEN (TB) 35", EM. Orange wonder X Hager horned pink from Moon Mistress. S. peach pink; F. pinkish apricot-orange; tangerine orange beards. Gorgeous flowers of faultless form on show stalks. A very reliable rebloomer here but starts rather late towards the end of October or in early November. $30.00. Moonshine Gardens.


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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