Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Roaring Twenties') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 02-162C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Putty standards, heliotrope grey suffusion at base; falls blended grape juice and imperial purple, 1/4" aster violet edge
Beard Color: White, tipped rusty orange
Style Arm Color: Putty, lavender midrib
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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: Poem of Ecstasy X Decadence
Child plants: 10 child plants

Tall Bearded Iris:  (Roaring Twenties)

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Location: Southeast IndianaDate: MayTall Bearded Iris:  (Roaring Twenties)
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-09
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: keppel gardenDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013Roaring Twenties tall bearded iris
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 7, 2017
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: May 2, 2012
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-05-08
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Roaring Twenties
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: May 1, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: May 1, 2012
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Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
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
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Snowpeak Inventory Reduction Sale by irisloverdee Jul 21, 2015 9:18 AM 27

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