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■(TB) 'Khedive'

1884, Barr

'Khedive' (Barr and Sons, 1884) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-B1L. High Commendation, Royal Horticultural Society 1893.

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From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: KHEDIVE — (Pall.) Deep lavender veined darker; distinct orange beard. Thirty-three inches. 15¢


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-22
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_7652.jpgjpg IMG_7652.jpg manage 304 K 21 Dec 2018 - 14:43 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
IMG_7653.jpgjpg IMG_7653.jpg manage 443 K 21 Dec 2018 - 14:44 UnknownUser Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
Khedive01.JPGJPG Khedive01.JPG manage 44 K 25 Nov 2014 - 20:48 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Khedive04.JPGJPG Khedive04.JPG manage 132 K 07 Dec 2016 - 03:00 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Khedive12BHI.jpgjpg Khedive12BHI.jpg manage 74 K 22 Apr 2012 - 15:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
khedive02.jpgjpg khedive02.jpg manage 75 K 14 Jul 2014 - 18:44 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
khedive09.JPGJPG khedive09.JPG manage 147 K 13 Jun 2022 - 21:16 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
khedive5.jpgjpg khedive5.jpg manage 72 K 22 Jan 2010 - 22:57 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
khedive9.JPGJPG khedive9.JPG manage 227 K 08 Dec 2021 - 20:05 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
rsz_khedive-jb.jpgjpg rsz_khedive-jb.jpg manage 71 K 02 Feb 2013 - 21:36 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Nancy McDonald
Topic revision: r20 - 13 Jun 2022, TLaurin
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