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■(TB) 'Kiwi Cheesecake'

1998, Niswonger

'Kiwi Cheesecake' (O. David Niswonger, R. 1998). Seedling 58-95. TB, 33" (84 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white; style arms and falls greenish yellow; beards tangerine. 'Violet Dawson' X unknown. Cape Iris 1998. Honorable Mention 2001; Award of Merit 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing KIWI CHEESECAKE (Niswonger '98) Sdlg. 58-95: (Violet Dawson X Unknown). TB, 33" (84 cm), M. A near green amoena with a tangerine beard. It has good form and substance and an easy grower. Like it's parent, a good one to provide variety and contrast in the iris bed. $35.00. Cape Iris.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Kiwi-Cheesecake09.jpgjpg Kiwi-Cheesecake09.jpg manage 40 K 31 Oct 2021 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
KiwiCheesecake-DaveNiswonger.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake-DaveNiswonger.jpg manage 57 K 29 Nov 2010 - 09:24 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
KiwiCheesecake02.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake02.jpg manage 77 K 28 Mar 2014 - 12:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
KiwiCheesecake04.JPGJPG KiwiCheesecake04.JPG manage 151 K 07 Dec 2016 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
KiwiCheesecake11.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake11.jpg manage 37 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
KiwiCheesecake8.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake8.jpg manage 35 K 15 Aug 2013 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
KiwiCheesecake9.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake9.jpg manage 56 K 06 Sep 2013 - 15:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
KiwiCheesecake_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 05 Nov 2010 - 21:58 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
KiwiCheesecake_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg KiwiCheesecake_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 67 K 05 Nov 2010 - 21:58 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Kwi_Cheesecake.jpgjpg Kwi_Cheesecake.jpg manage 33 K 03 Jan 2010 - 22:24 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
kiwi_cheesecake-X2.jpgjpg kiwi_cheesecake-X2.jpg manage 148 K 18 Feb 2016 - 23:36 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
kiwicheescake3.jpgjpg kiwicheescake3.jpg manage 61 K 17 Nov 2017 - 00:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
kiwicheesecake01.jpgjpg kiwicheesecake01.jpg manage 47 K 02 Sep 2014 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
kiwicheesecake02.jpgjpg kiwicheesecake02.jpg manage 29 K 01 Sep 2015 - 21:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
kiwicheesecake03.jpgjpg kiwicheesecake03.jpg manage 147 K 18 Mar 2017 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
kiwicheesecake4.jpgjpg kiwicheesecake4.jpg manage 66 K 11 Nov 2013 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
kiwicheesecake7.jpgjpg kiwicheesecake7.jpg manage 30 K 05 Apr 2013 - 00:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
niswonger_kiwicheesecake.jpgjpg niswonger_kiwicheesecake.jpg manage 61 K 12 Jan 2010 - 15:49 Main.avmoran  
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