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■(TB) 'Kim's Melody'

2000, Ernst

'Kim's Melody' (Richard Ernst, R. 2000). Seedling# MHA1103-92-4. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Violet; falls blended white around beard; beards white, yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# HA103-2: (seedling# A103-1: ('Song Of Norway' x 'Inheritance') x 'Wings Of Dreams') X 'Clear Morning Sky'. Cooley 2000.

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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
Kims-Melody9.jpgjpg Kims-Melody9.jpg manage 52 K 31 Oct 2021 - 02:54 UnknownUser Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
KimsMelody01.JPGJPG KimsMelody01.JPG manage 52 K 29 Sep 2014 - 16:21 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
kimsmelody1.JPGJPG kimsmelody1.JPG manage 34 K 23 Mar 2013 - 01:53 UnknownUser C&T Iris Patch
kimsmelody9.JPGJPG kimsmelody9.JPG manage 347 K 13 Jan 2021 - 03:51 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
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