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■(TB) 'Kathleen Kay Nelson'

1993, Hager

'Kathleen Kay Nelson' (Ben Hager, R. 1992). Seedling# T4840-3Bl. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Deeply fluted dark violet blue; beards light yellow. 'Tinted Crystal' X seedling# T3702: ('Silver Flow' x 'Ruffled Ballet'). Melrose 1993. Honorable Mention 1995, Favorite Guest Iris 1996, Award of Merit 1997.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Kathleen-Kay-NelsonN.jpgjpg Kathleen-Kay-NelsonN.jpg manage 8 K 22 Oct 2011 - 22:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Kathleen-Kay-NelsonN1.jpgjpg Kathleen-Kay-NelsonN1.jpg manage 46 K 31 Oct 2021 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
KathleenKayNelson02.jpgjpg KathleenKayNelson02.jpg manage 118 K 03 Sep 2017 - 02:28 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
KathleenKayNelson03.jpgjpg KathleenKayNelson03.jpg manage 63 K 28 Mar 2014 - 14:08 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
KathlenKayNelson05.jpgjpg KathlenKayNelson05.jpg manage 61 K 21 Apr 2014 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
kathleen01.jpgjpg kathleen01.jpg manage 138 K 27 Nov 2015 - 22:47 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
kathleen02.JPGJPG kathleen02.JPG manage 95 K 02 Jul 2014 - 01:44 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
kathleen04.jpgjpg kathleen04.jpg manage 72 K 23 Jul 2015 - 19:09 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
kathleenkaynelson.jpgjpg kathleenkaynelson.jpg manage 28 K 27 Jul 2012 - 18:26 UnknownUser
kathleenkaynelson01.JPGJPG kathleenkaynelson01.JPG manage 79 K 26 Sep 2015 - 16:15 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
kathleenkaynelson02.JPGJPG kathleenkaynelson02.JPG manage 62 K 03 Oct 2015 - 02:50 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
kathleenkaynelson05.JPGJPG kathleenkaynelson05.JPG manage 67 K 28 Sep 2015 - 20:27 UnknownUser Photo by Pat Canter
kathleenkaynelson2.jpgjpg kathleenkaynelson2.jpg manage 42 K 06 May 2013 - 22:36 UnknownUser Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
kathleenkaynelson3.jpgjpg kathleenkaynelson3.jpg manage 73 K 13 Sep 2019 - 20:02 UnknownUser Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
kathleenkaynelson9.JPGJPG kathleenkaynelson9.JPG manage 331 K 13 Jan 2021 - 03:50 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
rsz_kathleenkaynelson.jpgjpg rsz_kathleenkaynelson.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jan 2014 - 03:13 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Scottie Finney
Topic revision: r27 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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