|US Patent #||
|EU Grant #||
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
10" / 18" / 16"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
5.5 – 6.5
100 – 150 ppm
Dormant in winter.
Dry moderately between waterings.
Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
It differs from 'Amber Waves' in having pinker tones to the leaves and a larger, more vigorous habit.
Good landscape plants for mass planting, accent, border.
|Finish Time to 4"||
4 – 6 weeks
A good landscape choice. Won first place at the Royal Dutch Flower Bulb Association show in 2008. From Missouri Botanic Garden website: Location:CRYSTAL LAKE, IL "SURVIVED HOT, DRY SUMMERS AND COLD, WET WINTERS WITH MINIMAL STRESS, NO HEAVING! AND THIS WAS IN FULL SUN ON SOUTHERN EXPOSURE."
Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting. Plants grow slowly until 4" size.
'Marmalade' stands out with its rich, shiny, undulating foliage ranging in color from umber to deep sienna. Particular notice is paid by all to its hot pink undersides that make this plant shout, “Take me home!” Showy in all seasons, this vigorous plant has heavy substance standing up to inclement weather. A great landscape choice which performs well in both sun and shade. Won first place at the Royal Dutch Flower Bulb Association show in 2008.
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