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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 02-81A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Blackish port wine standards shaded red brown, slight light yellow ground showing in lower center; falls have blackish port wine edge and striations, intense dandelion gold
Beard Color: Mustard yellow
Style Arm Color: Java brown, slight yellow lace points
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014
John C. Wister Medal: 2016

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: 98-204q: (98-204H: (Charleston x 92-44A: (87-26A: (Rosarita x 82-11K: (78-81A: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: (71-12C, sibling to Flamenco x 71-43D: (68-17B, sibling to Roundup x April Melody))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge)) X Drama Queen
Child plants: 14 child plants

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very nice by robertduval14 Mar 22, 2014 3:42 PM 2
Can anyone help me get started with bearded iris? by bart2018 Oct 14, 2020 9:15 PM 21
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Close Encounters in the Garden by janwax Jan 14, 2020 10:54 PM 44
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Feb 18, 2021 9:19 PM 564
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My new favorite iris growing now... by evelyninthegarden Jun 21, 2018 12:18 PM 36
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
The best laid plans.... by lilpod13 Apr 18, 2018 11:38 AM 21

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