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■(TB) 'Katydid'

1983, Gadd

'Katydid' (Fred Gadd, R. 1982). Seedling# 36-75. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled sulphur yellow with slightly darker falls; yellow beard. 'Grandiflora' X 'Top Banana'. Wethersfield Iris 1983. Exhibition Certificate 1982.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection


From AIS Bulletin #249 April 1983 Introducing KATYDID (Gadd '83). Sdlg. 36-75. TB, 30" (76 em), M. Vigorous, well branched, creamy white self. Attractively ruffled with wide, flaring falls. Fine performer with good plant habits. Grandiflora X Top Banana. $25.00. Wethersfield Iris Garden.


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 - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r12 - 26 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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