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■(TB) 'John Kearney'

1994, Innerst

'John Kearney' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1993) Seedling# 2752-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards yellow; falls red; beards bronze; slight fragrance. 'Show Biz' X 'P. T. Barnum'. Innerst 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #293 April 1994 Introducing JOHN KEARNEY-Sdlg. 2752-1: (Show Biz X P. T. Barnum). TB, 36", M-L. Yellow standards; red falls. Very bright with good contrast. Great stalks and 7-9 buds. Fertile. Named in memory of my close friend, supporter and excellent iris grower. $30.00. Sterling Innerst.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
JohnKearneyEI.jpgjpg JohnKearneyEI.jpg manage 32 K 14 Dec 2012 - 15:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
john01.jpgjpg john01.jpg manage 84 K 13 Jun 2015 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
johnkearney2.jpgjpg johnkearney2.jpg manage 25 K 05 Oct 2013 - 13:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
Topic revision: r12 - 05 Jan 2022, Harloiris
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