Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 06-77-DD
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Sulphur yellow standards, foxglove midrib on inner side only; petunia purple falls aging to pearl grey, 3/8" edge extending inward as pale veining
Beard Color: Cadmium yellow in throat, deep chrome yellow in middle, brass yellow over lavender white at end
Style Arm Color: Slightly darker yellow, foxglove midrib
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Silk Road X Roaring Twenties
Child plants: 4 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2020-05-26
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Date: 2015-05-15

Date: 2014-05-24
Location: Keith Keppel Iris Garden, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2015-05-19
AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Date: 2014-05-24
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