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■(TB) 'Diddler'

1992, Nichols

'Diddler' (Hooker Nichols, R. 1991) Seedling 83111M. TB, height 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards creamy ivory to creamy butterscotch, touch of lace; falls maroon, edged standards color, inconspicuous haft marking extending throughout; beards orange; ruffled. 'Taj Rani' X 'In Tempo'. Hillcrest 1992. Honorable Mention 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing DIDDLER (H. Nichols) TB 36" M-VL #83111M Latin Hideaway Sib. This is the pollen parent of Boogie Woogie. Ruffled flowers have creamy ivory to creamy butterscotch standards with a touch of lace and maroon falls edged the standard color with inconspicous haft markings which extend throughout the underlying fall color. Orange beards. 8-10 buds. Producing exciting seedlings. Breed to plicatas, bicolors and selfs. $25.00. Hillcrest Iris Gardens.


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
DiddlerBJ.JPGJPG DiddlerBJ.JPG manage 105 K 07 Feb 2012 - 14:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
diddler01.jpgjpg diddler01.jpg manage 69 K 14 Nov 2014 - 01:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
diddler02.jpgjpg diddler02.jpg manage 58 K 05 Jan 2015 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
diddler09SPI.jpgjpg diddler09SPI.jpg manage 55 K 19 Mar 2010 - 15:07 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
diddler4.jpgjpg diddler4.jpg manage 50 K 01 Apr 2013 - 01:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
diddler_66.jpgjpg diddler_66.jpg manage 74 K 29 Nov 2010 - 00:01 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
Topic revision: r14 - 05 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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