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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 02-86B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rubient standards; cream white falls with 1/4" rubient band, hafts darker, java brown suffusion
Beard Color: Orange, layered marigold orange/violet/white at end
Style Arm Color: Laurel oak
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014

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: 99-178B: (Palace Gossip x Spice Lord) X I've Got Rhythm
Child plants: 28 child plants

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Photo by Neela

Date: 2019-05-17

Date: 2017-05-30
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-20
Tall Bearded Iris Class Ring
Photo by TBMan
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-23
Photo by Lestv

Date: 2018-05-12
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2019-04-14

Date: 2017-05-30

Date: 2018-05-23
Photo by Lestv
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2019-04-14
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 
Date: 2022-05-09

Date: 2017-05-30
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-10
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2012-06-03
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: June 2019
Photo by Mikey
Photo by Betja

Date: 2019-05-04
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-06-01
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-06-01
Location: southeast Ohio
Date: 2016-05-06
Photo by Lbsmitty

Date: 2017-05-31
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2016
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-23
Photo by Snork
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: 5.31.23
Location: Zone 7B
Date: 2019-04-29
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon 
Date: 2015-04-22
Location: Tom Bruce's Carolina Daylilies
Date: 2018-04-21
Location: Tom Bruce's Carolina Daylilies
Date: 2018-04-21

Photo courtesy of Keith Keppel Irises
Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-06-01
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-19
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-05-11

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Location: Tom Bruce's Carolina Daylilies
Date: 2018-04-21
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2017-05-22
Full sun, 91 degrees F 32.7 degrees C
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