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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: 99-168B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Lavender
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light blue standards; vervain falls blending to parchment toward edge, darker at haft
Beard Color: White, tipped orange vermillion
Style Arm Color: Light blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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: 93-63F: (Magharee x Overjoyed) X 93-77A: (89-99A: (Witch's Wand x Witches' Sabbath) x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 5/26/15Iris Legerdemain
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My garden in IndianaDate: MayTall bearded iris 'Legerdemain'
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Date: Spring 2014Iris Legerdemain
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-03
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Date: 2012-06-01
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-30
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-03
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Legerdemain
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2014-04-29
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2011-06-02
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Nov 13, 2021 10:21 PM 116
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Iris I have to trade this year..... by TBMan Sep 5, 2017 4:17 PM 23
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
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
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
Show us your Colors - Part 16 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 6:22 PM 70
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819

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