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■(BB) 'Copy Cat'

1974, Ghio

'Copy Cat' (Joseph Ghio, R. 1973). Seedling #69-160J. BB, 24" (61 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards light blue; falls pale blue with brilliant deep blue blot; pale blue beard. 'Oracle' sibling X 'Skylab'. Bay View Gardens 1974. Honorable Mention 1975; Award of Merit 1977.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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CopyCat1.jpgjpg CopyCat1.jpg manage 146 K 28 Apr 2021 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
CopyCat2.jpgjpg CopyCat2.jpg manage 53 K 17 Oct 2013 - 21:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
P1520187-X2_copy_cat.jpgjpg P1520187-X2_copy_cat.jpg manage 347 K 21 Feb 2016 - 04:43 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
copycat5.JPGJPG copycat5.JPG manage 115 K 27 Feb 2024 - 13:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
copycat50.JPGJPG copycat50.JPG manage 90 K 27 Feb 2024 - 13:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 27 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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