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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty by Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: W32-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Oyster white standards; fall shoulders near chrome lemon, lighter reed yellow edge, marguerite yellow centers
Beard Color: Cream at end, deepening to sunflower to goldenrod in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996
Award of Merit: 1998

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: Perfect Interlude X Sunny and Warm
Child plants: 40 child plants

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Carrots and Evergreens and Winter CelebrationsCarrots and Evergreens and Winter Celebrations
By Sharon on December 27, 2011

No doubt wreaths and garlands of red and green are decorating your homes this week. I've been thinking quite seriously of making a carrot wreath for my front door. After all, it's carrots that played an important role in my winter celebrations; isn't that how traditions start?

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 11:32 AM

Lovely flowers from an iris that grows well and blooms reliably.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Apr 16, 2021 11:09 PM 3,534
Fess Up Time 2017 by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2017 5:12 AM 118
yellow or buffy iris by DaisyDo Aug 15, 2019 3:19 PM 34
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Iris Talk - What's Your Preference ? by Denman55 Apr 5, 2018 12:18 AM 191
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 22, 2021 7:56 PM 20,004
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 20, 2021 6:10 PM 19,224
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Favorite yellows by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2014 9:25 AM 84

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