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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 93-72A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Dark violet standards; black falls, slight violet cast
Beard Color: Rusty terracotta
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003

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: 89-79d: (Witches' Sabbath x Gallant Rogue) X Romantic Evening
Child plants: 20 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2014-05-11
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-16
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Date: 2017-05-22
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: 2016-07-12
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Date: 2017-05-26
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-02
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-15
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Date: 2003-04-28Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Location: New Zealand
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Bloom irregularity by ttkc4704 May 16, 2020 5:21 PM 27
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
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Apr 16, 2021 11:09 PM 3,534
..... arrrrrggghh! -- iris pot invasion! by TBMan Oct 30, 2017 8:21 AM 76
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Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Looking for the longest and fattest horns on an iris by TomThumb Aug 4, 2017 10:48 PM 32
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Snowpeak Inventory Reduction Sale by irisloverdee Jul 21, 2015 9:18 AM 27
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 17, 2021 8:30 PM 19,182
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71

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