Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Nouveau Riche') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 99-93A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Lime yellow standards with central rosy mauve area; dandelion falls, lighter toward center, small cream glint
Beard Color: Yellow ochre, goldenrod at end
Style Arm Color: Light chrome yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2012

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: 96-28A, sibling to Mysterious Ways, X Ghio 95-30-02: ((Rogue x Quito) x Island Dancer)
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Jen's Bluegrass Blooms 2016 by Boxergirl Jun 10, 2016 8:31 AM 212
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
Damon Garden's Blooms! by DamonGardens Jul 19, 2014 7:30 AM 34
What Keppel irises did you add this year by tveguy3 Oct 6, 2012 12:21 PM 18
Keith Keppel Iris by Paul2032 Sep 16, 2012 10:27 AM 103
Blooming in my Utah garden....May 16 by Paul2032 May 17, 2012 8:03 PM 6
Favorite Dark Tops by Betja Mar 21, 2012 9:20 AM 10

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