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■(TB) 'Kindness'

1974, Burger

'Kindness' (Eugene Burger, R. 1974). Seedling# D-12. TB, 31" (79 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled and laced deep rich pink self; bright red beard. 'Arctic Flame' X 'Irish Lullaby'. Gene & Gerry 1974. High Commendation 1973; Honorable Mention 1977.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection


From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing KINDNESS (Burger '74) $35.00. Sdlg. D-12: Arctic Flame X Irish Lullaby. TB, 31", M. A deep rich pink self with bright red beard. Beautifully ruffied, flaring form with lace; good substance. Good health and growing habits. Stalk has 3 branches and 7 buds. This is our sdlg. which received 30 votes for its HC in 1973. You will love it!! Gene & Gerry's 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.

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