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■(TB) 'Nefertiti'

1981, Gatty

'Nefertiti' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1978). Seedling# G77-1. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light peach-pink (M&P 1-A-8) to pinkish cream (9-B-2) at edges; falls orchid (43-D-7) aging to 43-B-2; white beard, tangerine-orange in throat. 'Louise Watts' X 'Loudoun Charmer'. Keppel 1981. High Commendation 1980 (under name), Honorable Mention 1983.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1981: NEFERTITI (Gatty '81) M 34" (Louise Watts X Loudoun Charmer. The beautiful one cometh. Pastel floral regality, with soft creamy pink standards infused orchid when fresh. Soft orchid falls age to lilac white, leaving a mauve marginal band and soft texturing of veins. Beards white at tip, soft tangerine orange in throat. Standards slightly open, but touching; falls flared, waved, and ruffled. Two or three branches plus terminal, carrying about seven buds. #G77-1 35.00.


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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Nefertiti02.JPGJPG Nefertiti02.JPG manage 60 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Nefertiti03.JPGJPG Nefertiti03.JPG manage 74 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
Nefertiti04.jpgjpg Nefertiti04.jpg manage 61 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:13 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
NefertitiBJI.jpgjpg NefertitiBJI.jpg manage 55 K 25 Mar 2012 - 15:14 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
nefertiti01.jpgjpg nefertiti01.jpg manage 67 K 09 Sep 2015 - 03:21 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
nefertiti02.jpgjpg nefertiti02.jpg manage 62 K 09 Sep 2015 - 03:23 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
nefertiti9.JPGJPG nefertiti9.JPG manage 218 K 14 Apr 2023 - 02:37 UnknownUser Photo taken at 1984 AIS Seattle Convention by Verna Laurin at the Fisher Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 15 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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