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■(TB) 'Big Hat No Cows'

2016, Kanarowski

'Big Hat No Cows' (Douglas Kanarowski, R. 2016). Seedling# 0489. TB, 47" (119 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards mid yellow, near transparent violet tinted diamond halo; style arms mid yellow, stigmatic lip tinged pale blue-violet; falls triangular white zonal sunburst becomes light yellow at shoulder, veined cobalt-black, wide mid cobalt-blue band becomes violet-cobalt near edge, ¼˝ pale blue-violet rim, black-violet wire rim; beard hairs based cream, tips marigold-orange; diamond dusted; purple based foliage; large flower; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# 0425: (seedling# 0216: ('Stairway To Heaven' x 'Rippling River') x 'Life behind Bars') X seedling# 0331: ('Starring' x 'Secret Service'. Mariposa 2016. Honorable Mention 2018; Award of Merit 2023.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2015-12-21
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
bighatnocows03.jpgjpg bighatnocows03.jpg manage 128 K 21 Aug 2017 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Douglas Kanarowski-Mariposa Iris
bighatnocows09.JPGJPG bighatnocows09.JPG manage 111 K 18 Jun 2021 - 11:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
bighatnocows1.JPGJPG bighatnocows1.JPG manage 335 K 22 Dec 2015 - 14:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mariposa Iris
bighatnocows116.JPGJPG bighatnocows116.JPG manage 146 K 28 Mar 2016 - 16:05 Main.Betsy881  
bighatnocows2.jpgjpg bighatnocows2.jpg manage 169 K 14 May 2016 - 18:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mariposa Iris
bighatnocows9.jpgjpg bighatnocows9.jpg manage 141 K 24 Feb 2021 - 03:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
Topic revision: r12 - 14 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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