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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 81-95B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Description: Antique gold standards flushed faded rose; henna falls, paling to antique gold at margin
Beard Color: Florida gold, tipped chrome orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
Award of Merit: 1992
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1990

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: Laredo X Dazzling Gold
Child plants: 71 child plants

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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-03after rain
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Date: 2012-05-14
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-06
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2020-04-06
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-27
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-17
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2016-05-15
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-05
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-01
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2021-05-06Better every year
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2017-04-22
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Rustler
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Location: Iowa
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-22
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Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TXDate: 2017-04-22
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-03
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-01
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-05-09First year bloom
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-17
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-05-12First year bloom
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 31, 2012
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Location: My sister's garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 31, 2012
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-01
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Date: 2012-05-17
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2014-04-10
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I love Rustler by Paul2032 Nov 30, 2011 6:26 PM 1
what "new" iris are you most looking forward to? by lauriemorningglory Jan 23, 2022 6:47 PM 80
Losses 2021 by evelyninthegarden May 12, 2021 12:03 AM 26
2021 Iris Season by Australis Jan 19, 2022 1:00 AM 1,914
Iris anticipation! by lauriemorningglory Jun 24, 2020 6:56 AM 15
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Look what I just found growing in the ground. by evelyninthegarden Jun 23, 2019 3:55 AM 9
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Rhode Island represent by Tienito May 30, 2017 8:13 AM 3
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 16, 2022 4:50 PM 4,254
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Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
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Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503

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