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(IB) 'Widget'

1943, Williamson

'Widget' (E. B. Williamson, R. 1943) IB. Early midseason bloom. Color Class-W2M.

Note: Also listed on MTB web 'Widget',

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Taken from the 1943 Longfield Iris Farm catalog: A baby white plicata with standards speckled heavily, with lavender violet falls edged and very lightly dotted lavender violet. Style branches, blue white with lavender violet midrib and crests. Beard blue white to light cadmium. The flower is only 3 inches by 3 inches. Stalk 24” tall. A widget is a baby gremlin. (Catalog description received from Jerry Oswalt August 2, 2013).
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.


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