Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Fogbound') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-83C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Blue white standards shading to soft wisteria blue in center and base; white falls, inconspicuous pastel pink shading on inner haft
Beard Color: Orange, white at end
Style Arm Color: Blue white, lavender lip
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002
John C. Wister Medal: 2005

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
Parentage: Wishful Thinking X Spring Shower
Child plants: 205 child plants

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Date: 2010-05-20
By dimson67
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-04-25
By zuzu
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By avmoran
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-04-25
By zuzu
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2010-05-06First year bloom.
By Marilyn
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2010-05-07First year bloom.
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2010-05-06First year bloom.
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Location: IowaDate: 2013-05-30
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-16
By janwax
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-18blooming today - maiden - April 3, 2015
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: My garden, North Central IdahoDate: 5-14-2016
By Natalie
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Location: From my  garden. Poland.
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-20
By zuzu
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-20
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2012-11-16
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-03SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Comments:
Posted by MaryinLa (Marshfield, Missouri - Zone 6a) on May 3, 2012 7:54 PM

Grows and blooms well in zone 6a, Marshfield, Missouri.

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Plant Events from our members
bisbeegirl On April 30, 2016 Bloomed
Beautiful Blooms! Tall and without any damage to blooms. Earlier bloom this year on Iris. Five or more buds per bloom stock.
VAMOJO On August 2, 2017 Obtained plant
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Lalambchop1 On October 14, 2018 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Feb 23, 2019 6:34 AM 49
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Confused Iris 2018 by AndreaD Feb 7, 2018 4:30 PM 17
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
...... surprise!!! -- one of my introductions reblooming! by TBMan Nov 4, 2017 7:36 PM 27
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77 Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM 85
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Arranging Iris beds by Henhouse Aug 5, 2017 11:29 PM 107
what irises do you want? by creativeclover Jul 27, 2015 10:24 AM 107
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
The Top 10 in Your Garden 2015 by janwax Aug 1, 2015 9:59 AM 106

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