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■(TB) 'Clear Day'

1989, Gatty

'Clear Day' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1988). Seedling# P29-2. TB, height 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Medium blue (M&P 42-CD-8 to 41-CD-9); cadmium yellow (9-L-1) to dandelion (9-L-4) beard tipped campanula blue (42-B-8). 'Swirling Seas' X 'Jean Hoffmeister'. Keppel 1989.

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photo by Rachel MarksTBI Clear Day 2020 season, Victoria Australia, photo by Rachel MarksPhoto by Exline Iris GardenClear Day flColleen Modra PhotoPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto by Exline Iris Garden


From AIS Bulletin #272 January 1989 Introducing CLEAR DAY (Gatty) M 34" (Swirling Seas X Jean Hoffmeister) Ruffled, lightly shirred rich campanula blue of exceptional color clarity. #P29-2. $30.00. 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 - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Clear Day front 1 Nov.jpegjpeg Clear Day front 1 Nov.jpeg manage 606 K 06 Nov 2021 - 03:24 RachelMarks photo by Rachel Marks
Clear Day.jpegjpeg Clear Day.jpeg manage 357 K 03 Apr 2021 - 03:02 RachelMarks TBI Clear Day 2020 season, Victoria Australia, photo by Rachel Marks
ClearDay.jpgjpg ClearDay.jpg manage 23 K 19 Nov 2010 - 19:23 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
ClearDayEI.jpgjpg ClearDayEI.jpg manage 45 K 10 Dec 2012 - 17:42 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Clear_Day_fl.jpgjpg Clear_Day_fl.jpg manage 44 K 07 Mar 2011 - 18:45 IrisP  
clear01.jpgjpg clear01.jpg manage 76 K 05 Jun 2015 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
clearday02.JPGJPG clearday02.JPG manage 88 K 26 Jun 2014 - 19:15 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r16 - 30 Mar 2022, TerryLaurin
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