Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gypsy Lord') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration:2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2006
Seedling Number:99-43T
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid Late
Flower Form:Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification:Light blue
Violet
Flower Patterns:Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description:Blue white standards; blue violet falls with marbled wash and wire rim on paler blue
Beard Color:Paprika
Style Arm Color:Blue white, lavender tip
Awards:Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010
John C. Wister Medal: 2012
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2015
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2008

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
Parentage:Last Laugh X 95-52C: (Braggadocio x Romantic Evening)
Child plants:87 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmomMay 5, 2017 5:48 PM31
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86Sep 19, 2017 8:52 AM958
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaDJul 11, 2017 2:15 PM97
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3Sep 21, 2017 4:08 PM831
Zone 7 bloom by arilbredMay 15, 2017 3:13 PM89
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86Sep 21, 2017 7:02 PM1,207
My Season by ARUBA1334Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizenSep 21, 2017 6:56 PM3,088
Arubas pictures of the 2017 Keppel's Iris Intros. by Paul2032Aug 2, 2017 4:49 PM24
Seedling 2016 by tveguy3Jan 1, 2017 1:42 PM148
First bloom stalk (Clarence) by TienitoOct 8, 2016 2:09 PM74
Superstition 2017 Introductions!!!!!!! by Misawa77Aug 19, 2016 7:31 AM110
Your best performing irises for 2016 are?? by bluegrassmomAug 25, 2016 2:04 AM55
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by LestvDec 19, 2016 3:15 PM1,664
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwaxMay 18, 2016 12:34 PM48
Jen's Bluegrass Blooms 2016 by BoxergirlJun 10, 2016 8:31 AM212
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM85
Fleurs de Mar by MuddymittsJun 11, 2016 8:15 PM452
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3Sep 10, 2017 7:14 AM783
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM132

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