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■(TB) 'Kastor'

1914, G & K

'Kastor' (Mac Goos and August Koenemann, 1914. TB. Color Class B1M. Marked Obsolete in 39 Checklist.

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References:

Awaiting original catalog description
From Iris Fields catalog, 1927: KASTOR (G. & K. 1914). A light clear blue self, strong growing. 30 inches .50
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kastor.JPGJPG kastor.JPG manage 504 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:01 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor1-07.jpgjpg kastor1-07.jpg manage 64 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:47 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
kastor1-11.jpgjpg kastor1-11.jpg manage 67 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:47 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
kastor1.JPGJPG kastor1.JPG manage 788 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:03 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor11.JPGJPG kastor11.JPG manage 168 K 15 Jun 2020 - 19:26 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor2.JPGJPG kastor2.JPG manage 865 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:05 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor22.JPGJPG kastor22.JPG manage 171 K 15 Jun 2020 - 19:26 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor3.JPGJPG kastor3.JPG manage 1 MB 22 Jun 2018 - 22:06 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor4.JPGJPG kastor4.JPG manage 614 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:08 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor5.JPGJPG kastor5.JPG manage 561 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:09 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor6.JPGJPG kastor6.JPG manage 858 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:11 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor7.JPGJPG kastor7.JPG manage 644 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:13 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor8.JPGJPG kastor8.JPG manage 564 K 22 Jun 2018 - 22:14 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor80.JPGJPG kastor80.JPG manage 123 K 28 Dec 2021 - 14:49 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
kastor81.JPGJPG kastor81.JPG manage 155 K 28 Dec 2021 - 14:49 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r10 - 25 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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