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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 06-023-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Velvet dark blue standards, edged brown; plush red black falls, white line beside beards
Beard Color: Orange red
Style Arm Color: Dark blue, edged brown
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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: 04-037E: (Kisses Like Wine x Decadence) X 04-024A: (00-071A: (98-040F: (Local Color x Gallant Theme) x 98-054E: (Romantic Evening x Gallant Theme))x Ghio 98-3F: (Vizier sdlg x Starring))

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
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 got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Well defined border by HoosierHarvester Feb 13, 2016 8:32 AM 28
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Superstition Iris Garden's 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 6, 2016 10:10 AM 276
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 10, 2021 1:07 PM 19,179
Tasco on Tasco by Misawa77 Jun 20, 2016 4:56 PM 289
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585

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