Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gambling Man') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 06-77A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Chrome lemon standards; lobelia to columbine falls, 1/16" pineapple blended edge, inconspicuous hafts blended absinthe yellow and liver brown
Beard Color: Mustard chrome in throat and middle, mustard yellow end with hair base of lavender white
Style Arm Color: Chrome lemon, lavender midrib and lip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016
Award of Merit: 2018

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: Silk Road X Roaring Twenties

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-06-04
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Date: 2015-05-14
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-09
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Feb 17, 2019 5:52 AM 290
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Mar 14, 2018 1:10 PM 143
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
Your best performing irises for 2016 are?? by bluegrassmom Aug 25, 2016 2:04 AM 55
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608

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