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■(IB) 'Kimmelfarber'

1992, Innerst

'Kimmelfarber' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1991). Seedling #3379-1. IB, 27" (69 cm), Midseason bloom. Dark blue, darker blue falls spot; beards blue; slight musky fragrance. 'Scented Nutmeg' X seedling #2815-1: ('Little Episode' x 'Pippi Longstockings'). Innerst 1992.

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From AIS Bulletin #285 April 1992 Introducing KIMMELFARBER-Sdlg.3379-L 18", M, IB, sib to Higgledy-Piggledy and Megglethorp. Dark blue self with darker blue spot on falls. Excellent form, wide. $15.00. Cape Iris.


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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