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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 93-139L
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Rosy lilac standards; blended orchid pink falls, creamy buff hafts and undertoning, deeper orchid pink texture veining
Beard Color: Carnelian red, pale melon at end
Style Arm Color: Blended laelia pink
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2004

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
Parentage: Gatty X6-1: (Femme Fatale x T-1-2: ((Nefertiti x Playgirl) x Presence)) X Social Event
Child plants: 49 child plants

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-14
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Date: 2019-05-18
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
By Moiris
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Date: 2018-05-18
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-23
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Date: 2017-05-27
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Date: 2017-06-02
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 6, 2017
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-04-26
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-05-05
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2011-05-31
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Date: 2014-04-22
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-14
By janwax
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-06
By Caruso
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Date: 2017-06-02
By Valery33
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Location: my yardDate: 2018
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
By Moiris
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: May 4, 2015
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Location: Iris garden - full sunDate: 2016-06-05First bloom
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Location: Iris garden - full sunDate: 2016-06-05
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Location: New Zealand
By LynDC
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Location: Iris garden - full sunDate: 2016-06-05
By pirl
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Date: 2010-06-05
By mattsmom
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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
By Moiris
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-06
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: junepurchased at Iris4u in Denver
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Location: Mt Vernon VirginiaDate: 05-14-2013My visit to Griff's garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can anyone help me get started with bearded iris? by bart2018 Oct 14, 2020 9:15 PM 21
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Iris Blooms-Deep in the Heart of Texas & More by Smyers817 Jul 26, 2019 9:48 PM 74
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Utah Iris Society Show....... by Paul2032 Jun 14, 2017 4:48 PM 11
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Feb 26, 2021 11:21 PM 3,267
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154

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