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■(TB) 'Kerrie's Kirtle'

1983, Donnell

'Kerrie's Kirtle' (Leslie Donnell, R. 1981). Seedling# 79-23-23. TB, 30" (76 cm), Midseason bloom. Brown (near RHS 177D) plicata, shot with violet blue (82A), yellow (11A) blaze on center of falls; orange beard. 'Caramel Contrast' X 'Dingley Diadem'. Tempo Two 1983/84.

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Photo scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collectionPhoto scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collectionPhoto scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1983: KERRIE'S KIRTLE (Donnell '83 Aust.) M 32". This brown plicata won the Merton Calvert Award in the Australian Society trial garden in 1982. The form is wide and ruffled. Colour is basically brown shot with cream and blue violet. There is a yellow blaze in the centre of falls. Beards are orange. Prolific flowerer and grower. (Caramel Contrast x Dingley Diadem). $15.00.
 
 


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.

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