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1980, Gatty

'Butter Cookie' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1979). Seedling #E60-2. IB, 23" (58 cm), Midseason bloom. Clear bright yellow (M&P 9-L-3) self; yellow-orange beard. 'Omen' X 'White Lightning'. Keppel 1980. Honorable Mention 1982; Award of Merit 1985.

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Photo by Barry Blyth-AustraliaButter CookiePhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-FrancePhoto by Portes Des Iris-SwitzerlandPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Sunshine Iris Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada


From AIS Bulletin #236 January 1980 Introducing BUTTER COOKIE (Gatty) M 23". Clear bright yellow self with yellow-orange beards. Omen X White Lightning. #E60-2. $10.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ButterCookie2.jpgjpg ButterCookie2.jpg manage 142 K 28 Apr 2021 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
ButterCookie3.jpgjpg ButterCookie3.jpg manage 49 K 17 Oct 2013 - 20:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Butter_Cookie.JPGJPG Butter_Cookie.JPG manage 58 K 22 Jan 2011 - 16:37 IrisP  
butter02.jpgjpg butter02.jpg manage 73 K 15 Jun 2015 - 19:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
buttercookie1.jpgjpg buttercookie1.jpg manage 601 K 12 Aug 2017 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-France
buttercookie2.jpegjpeg buttercookie2.jpeg manage 17 K 21 Sep 2013 - 13:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
buttercookie4.jpgjpg buttercookie4.jpg manage 60 K 01 Nov 2013 - 00:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
buttercookie9.JPGJPG buttercookie9.JPG manage 141 K 27 Apr 2023 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r18 - 27 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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