Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: 10-99B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Plumbago purple standards, olive grey upper edge; mimosa yellow 1/4" band around silver lavender falls, hafts suffused chamois
Beard Color: Spanish yellow
Style Arm Color: Midrib violet, green beige crests
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2019
Award of Merit: 2021

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: 07-96B: (Secret Rites x House Arrest) X 06-35C: (Blyth O139-B: (Wintry Sky x L185-1: (Decadence x Stop Flirting)) x Blyth N37-A: (Romancer x Opposing Forces))
Child plants: 4 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2018-05-21

Date: 2015-05-15
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-15
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-13

Date: 2016-05-11

Date: 2015-05-15

Date: 2016-05-11
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-19
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2018-05-21
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2021-05-25
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2019-05-19
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: My Garden in PA
Date: 2021-05-22
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-05-09
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2019-05-22

Date: 2016-05-11
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2022
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-30

Photo courtesy of Keith Keppel Irises
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Awesome Iris by lilpod13 Aug 6, 2016 5:58 PM 0
Mood Ring by cocoajuno Sep 25, 2019 3:11 PM 1

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