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■(TB) 'Mary Gadd'

1977, Gadd

'Mary Gadd' (Fred Gadd, R. 1977). Seedling# 35-68. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards chrome yellow (HCC 605/3) flushed shell pink; falls shell pink (516/2) edged chrome yellow; tangerine beard. Seedling# 4-65A: (('Baby's Bonnet' x 'Frances Kent') x 'June Meredith') X (('Mary Randall' x 'Glittering Amber') x 'Rising Fawn'). Wethersfield Iris 1977. Honorable Mention 1979.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing MARY GADD (Gadd '77). Sdlg. 35-68. TB, 30". ((Baby's Bonnet x Frances Kent) x June Meredith) X ((Mary Randall x Glittering Amber) x Rising Fawn). Chrome yellow standards flushed with shell pink. Shell pink falls edged with chrome yellow. Tangerine beard. HC '75. $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.

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marygadd01.jpgjpg marygadd01.jpg manage 71 K 12 Jun 2014 - 02:55 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
marygadd01edt.jpgjpg marygadd01edt.jpg manage 35 K 16 Sep 2017 - 23:30 Main.Harloiris Detail of Rosalie Figge photo
Topic revision: r10 - 04 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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