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Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: K295A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Very pale lavender standards; pale lavender falls, center 3/4 washed slightly darker, hafts darker lavender, white rays speckled lavender around beards
Beard Color: White, tipped medium yellow
Style Arm Color: Very pale lavender
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: E97AA: (91328D: (Echo Pond x 85319B: (Gentle Air x (B80-20: (Concord Touch x Daisy) x Soft Air))) x unknown) X Fancy Woman
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 21, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 23, 2012 Silverberry with a bloom of Here We Go in the background.
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Favorite medians or intermediates. by Ladylovingdove Feb 20, 2012 11:54 AM 20

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