Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chenille') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 04-20D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
White
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish white standards lightly shaded bishops violet at base; oyster white to marguerite yellow falls shading to flesh toward shoulders
Beard Color: Indian orange
Style Arm Color: Cream, lavender lip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Opposing Forces X Roaring Twenties
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Jun 20, 2020 6:25 PM 1,392
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 16 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 6:22 PM 70
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
2014 PNW Iris Sale Starts Monday, Sept. 8 by patrob Sep 23, 2014 10:23 PM 201
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
How about some neutrals by ge1836 Apr 4, 2014 10:47 PM 26
Keppel Catalog by Paul2032 Feb 8, 2014 5:44 PM 35
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104

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