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■(TB) 'Jean Hoffmeister'

1983, Gatty

'Jean Hoffmeister' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1982). Seedling# K87-2. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Medium blue (M&P 41-E-10 to 41-F-11); blue white to pale blue beard, tipped lemon; very slight sweet fragrance. 'Full Tide' X 'Five Star Admiral'. Keppel 1983. Honorable Mention 1985, Award of Merit 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing JEAN HOFFMEISTER (Gatty) M 36" (Full Tide X Five Star Admiral) Blocky, ruffled medium blue self with charm. $25.00. 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
JeanHoffister01.jpgjpg JeanHoffister01.jpg manage 35 K 04 Nov 2014 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
JeanHoffmeister02.jpgjpg JeanHoffmeister02.jpg manage 47 K 28 Mar 2014 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
JeanHoffmeister03.jpgjpg JeanHoffmeister03.jpg manage 55 K 28 Mar 2014 - 11:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
JeanHoffmeister04.jpgjpg JeanHoffmeister04.jpg manage 61 K 28 Mar 2014 - 11:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Jean_Hoffmeister_Gatty_82.JPGJPG Jean_Hoffmeister_Gatty_82.JPG manage 62 K 05 Jan 2010 - 15:57 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Jean_Hoffmeister_fl.jpgjpg Jean_Hoffmeister_fl.jpg manage 48 K 20 Mar 2011 - 06:50 IrisP  
jeanhoffmeister01.jpgjpg jeanhoffmeister01.jpg manage 614 K 29 Dec 2019 - 03:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
jeanhoffmeister02.JPGJPG jeanhoffmeister02.JPG manage 234 K 05 Dec 2020 - 13:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
jeanhoffmeister1.JPGJPG jeanhoffmeister1.JPG manage 856 K 17 Dec 2018 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
jeanhoffmeister9.JPGJPG jeanhoffmeister9.JPG manage 320 K 27 Oct 2020 - 22:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1987 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 10 Nov 2022, dougchyz
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