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■(TB) 'My Katie'

1987, Nearpass

'My Katie' (D. C. Nearpass, R. 1986). Seedling# 80-12. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards peach pink; falls purplish pink, edged deeper; tangerine beard; lightly ruffled. Seedling# M-73-2: (seedling# K-70-5 x 'Marquesan Skies') X 'Sea Of Stars'. Iris Pond 1987. High Commendation 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing MY KATIE (Nearpass '87) Sdlg. 80-12. TB, 34". M-73-2: (K-70-5 x Marquesan Skies) X Sea of Stars. Standards are peach pink, closed and domed. Falls are purplish pink, close to Neyron Rose, with deeper shaded edges. Broad, rounded and very flaring. Clean hafts. All lightly ruffled. Show type branching. Pod fertile. This is the great beauty that won 23 votes for HC in 1983! $30.00. The Iris Pond.


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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My-KatieCT.jpgjpg My-KatieCT.jpg manage 42 K 31 Oct 2011 - 13:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
MyKatieSC.jpgjpg MyKatieSC.jpg manage 15 K 25 Oct 2011 - 21:36 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
mykatie03.JPGJPG mykatie03.JPG manage 69 K 03 Jul 2014 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r13 - 04 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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