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■(JI) 'My Kathleen'

2009, Smith

'My Kathleen' (Stephen Smith, R. 2008) Seedling 98J-7-7. JI (3 falls), 50" (127 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards pale blue-lavender, darker red-violet edge; style arms white; falls pale lavender-blue veined white, yellow signal. 'R. Giskard' X 'Stately Flamingo'. Joe Pye Weed 2009.

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Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
mykathleen9.jpgjpg mykathleen9.jpg manage 99 K 01 Jul 2023 - 01:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
mykathleen90.jpgjpg mykathleen90.jpg manage 103 K 01 Jul 2023 - 01:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
mykathleen91.jpgjpg mykathleen91.jpg manage 104 K 01 Jul 2023 - 01:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
mykathleen92.JPGJPG mykathleen92.JPG manage 177 K 21 Jul 2023 - 02:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
Topic revision: r10 - 21 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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