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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 97-47D
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Burgundy standards; burgundy red black falls
Beard Color: Orange red
Style Arm Color: Blended liver brown
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006
Hans and Jacob Sass Medal: 2010

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 94-10D: (91-43H: (Candy Floss sibling x Orange Tiger) x 91-14B: (Orange Tiger x Chanted)) X 92-84A: (Night Game x 89-152A: (((Winemaster x Congratulations) x Faraway Places) x (Faraway Places x Heathen)))
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Clump, multi flower and bed shots by enidcandles Aug 26, 2015 9:38 PM 142
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
Keith Keppel Iris by Paul2032 Sep 16, 2012 10:27 AM 103
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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