Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blowing Kisses') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 00-198A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Pink
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light pink standards; phlox pink falls paling to lilac white center
Beard Color: White tipped carnelian red
Style Arm Color: Light pink
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: Mild Manner X My Ginny
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2011-06-02
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-19
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-10
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2015 season
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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2017-05-07
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 6, 2017
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-24
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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On February 16, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Stout order; $7.00
VAMOJO On August 2, 2017 Obtained plant
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Irislady On July 27, 2016 Obtained plant
Purchased from Marianne
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Oct 16, 2018 2:47 AM 2,531
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 1, 2017 10:08 PM 1,322
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
what irises do you want? by creativeclover Jul 27, 2015 10:24 AM 107
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
2015 American Iris Society Convention, Portland, Oregon by coboro Jan 1, 2016 9:34 PM 373
Susquehanna Iris Society show in York PA by Misawa77 Jun 9, 2015 7:02 AM 111
Named Garden Beds - How does YOUR garden grow? by dragonfetti May 19, 2015 8:05 PM 32
Help me narrow my Iris wishlist by anmiller86 May 8, 2015 10:47 PM 25
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Oct 14, 2018 10:48 PM 16,152
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Sep 14, 2017 12:46 PM 303

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