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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: 09-85C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Pale lavender standards, 3/8" to 3/4" tan border, finely veined plumbago; dark purple falls lightening to nightshade to damson to a mix of violet blue
Beard Color: Solid cadmium yellow to cadmium orange
Style Arm Color: Mimosa yellow and white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018
Award of Merit: 2022

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Reckless Abandon X 07-41E: (Reckless Abandon x 03-18Z: (00-194B: (Starship Enterprise x 96-62C: (93-72W: (89-79D: (Witches' Sabbath x Gallant Rogue) x Romantic Evening) x Sharpshooter))) x Jazz Band)
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Concord, MA
Date: 2017-06-04
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2020-06-05
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2020-05-18

Date: 2015-05-15
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-05-09

Date: 2015-05-11
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2017-05-31
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 1980-04-29
TB Iris Mixed Signals
Location: Cowansville, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2022-06-07
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-05-20

Date: 2015-05-15
Location: Concord, MA
Date: 2017-06-04
Photo by bramedog
Photo by bramedog
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-05-20
Location: Horton Garden, Loomis CA AIS 2019 Convention 
Date: 2019-04-25
Location: Northwest Florida
Date: 2017-05-16

Date: 2020-05-15
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2019-05-01
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 4/30/19
Location: At a local public garden
Date: 2018-04-28
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