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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 86-34D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Near bishops violet standards paling toward edge; steely violet falls, paling and greying toward hafts blended honey beige
Beard Color: Solid mandarin red
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Skyblaze X Faraway Places
Child plants: 65 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom 2018 by arilbred Jul 16, 2021 5:23 PM 81
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jul 24, 2021 9:45 PM 20,683
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jul 19, 2021 3:23 PM 19,597
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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