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■(IB) 'Smitten Kitten'

1991, Aitken

'Smitten Kitten' (J. Terry Aitken, R. 1991). Seedling #85M2-1. IB, 22" (56 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white; falls pink, ruffled; beards white, tipped orange. 'Lucky Duck' X 'Marmalade Skies'. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1991. Honorable Mention 1993, Award of Merit 1995.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SmittenKitten02.jpgjpg SmittenKitten02.jpg manage 58 K 11 Apr 2014 - 00:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
smittenkitten.jpgjpg smittenkitten.jpg manage 56 K 12 Jan 2010 - 06:53 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
smittenkitten02.JPGJPG smittenkitten02.JPG manage 367 K 08 May 2017 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
smittenkitten03.JPGJPG smittenkitten03.JPG manage 452 K 05 May 2017 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
smittenkitten04.jpgjpg smittenkitten04.jpg manage 23 K 08 Jul 2013 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
smittenkitten05.JPGJPG smittenkitten05.JPG manage 71 K 07 Jul 2014 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
smittenkitten06.JPGJPG smittenkitten06.JPG manage 78 K 28 Oct 2016 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
smittenkitten1.jpgjpg smittenkitten1.jpg manage 291 K 01 Oct 2016 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
smittenkitten5.JPGJPG smittenkitten5.JPG manage 19 K 26 Sep 2013 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wildwood Gardens
smittenkitten6.jpgjpg smittenkitten6.jpg manage 36 K 11 Dec 2013 - 14:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Geles-Lithuania
smittenkitten8.JPGJPG smittenkitten8.JPG manage 41 K 07 Feb 2012 - 03:47 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
smittenkitten9.JPGJPG smittenkitten9.JPG manage 136 K 10 Nov 2020 - 23:03 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
smittenkitten_3.JPGJPG smittenkitten_3.JPG manage 72 K 14 Jan 2010 - 14:35 Main.avmoran  
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