Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2015
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: 07-189C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Dark rose ebony standards, faint trace of straw yellow toward base; bright chrome lemon falls, 3/4" solid band, thin dark rose ebony center line, white directly under beards and center line
Beard Color: Mid violet to white, tipped mustard
Style Arm Color: Near rose ebony, yellow on sides
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018
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: Tuscan Summer X Class Ring
Child plants: 11 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery

Date: 2014-05-22
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2019-05-20
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2020-05-28

Date: 2022-05-18
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2021-05-24
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2022-06-13
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2019-05-20

Date: 2016-05-11
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-11
Photo by Dachsylady86

Date: 2015-05-15
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 2022
Location: Catheys Valley California
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi

Date: 2014-05-22
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
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