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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: 237 child plants

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We're Celebrating Irises This Week!We're Celebrating Irises This Week!
By dave on May 9, 2015

We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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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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Posted by Maczos (Australia ) on Jan 19, 2020 5:50 AM

This Iris has the most children of any other Iris that I have come across. Why?

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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
B C-OH
Lalambchop1 On October 14, 2018 Obtained plant
From AnnC
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Your favorite iris that begin with "F" by bluegrassmom Mar 31, 2020 5:08 PM 35
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Jan 7, 2020 1:53 PM 67
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
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 Jun 17, 2019 8:25 AM 53
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 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
...... 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 Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
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

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