Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2017
Seedling Number: 10-59E
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Quince yellow standards, faint plumbago blue midrib flush; dark red purple falls, 1/4" lighter foxglove marginal veining, narrow sandalwood edge, buckthorn brown and white haft area
Beard Color: Layered mustard, violet and white in throat, ends abbey violet
Style Arm Color: Quince yellow, lavender blue lip and midrib
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2019

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: 04-70C: (98-181A: (93-63F: (Magharee x Overjoyed) x 93-77A: (89-99A: (Witch's Wand x Witches' Sabbath) x Romantic Evening)) x Decadence) X Espionage

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-06-09

Date: 2016-05-12
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2017-05-29

Date: 2017-05-29
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2017-05-27
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-05-31
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: In my garden, Middletown, Delaware
Date: 2020-06-04

Date: 2017-05-29
Photo by Dachsylady86

Photo courtesy of Keith Keppel Irises

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