Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 98-115G
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
White
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Lavender white standards flushed orchid toward base; silvery white falls, slightly deeper toward edge
Beard Color: White, lightly tipped bittersweet pink in throat
Style Arm Color: Lavender white to light orchid
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Vienna Waltz X Fogbound
Child plants: 35 child plants

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Common names
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Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-05-07
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2019-05-22

Date: 2018-05-14
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2019-05-20

Date: 2017-05-26
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2023-12-05

Date: 2017-05-27
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-06-01
Location: BC
Date: 2020-05-23
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-27
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2017-05-24
Location: my yard
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-05-13
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-19
Uploaded by ARUBA1334
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2017-06-03
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-09
Location: schriener's display 
Date: 2019-05-24
Location: Indiana
Date: May 2013
Tall bearded iris 'Royal Sterling'
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-01
Location: Radford Virginia
Date: 2020-05-24
FFO on a new plant, 5/24/2020
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-03
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2016-06-09
Uploaded by avmoran
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-03
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-03
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-04
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04

Date: 2011-05-18
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-18
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: Spring 2014

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-10
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: May 2014
Uploaded by Betja
Uploaded by Betja
Uploaded by Betja
Comments:
  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 8:22 PM concerning plant:
    Another ethereal beauty from Keith Keppel. Strong growth and bloom.

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