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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 02-70A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Hyacinth standards overlaid on cream giving aster violet effect, cream shows toward center only; sulphur yellow fall centers, wide lilac to plum edge
Beard Color: Lemon yellow/white, blue and dull yellow/white at end
Style Arm Color: Bishops violet, greyed violet tip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013

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: 98-204Q: ((Charleston x ((Rosarita x ((Rancho Rose x ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x 71-43D: (68-17B: (Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge)) X Dreaming Clown
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Date: 2014-04-21
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Location: Bay View GardensDate: 2011-04-28
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 31, 2017
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Date: 2014-05-19
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-04-14OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: Spring 2021
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Date: 2013-05-23
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Date: 2014-05-23
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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foolish dreamer by agshare Apr 16, 2018 10:03 AM 3
Great combo by LynNY Jul 14, 2016 3:45 AM 0
id? by DaylilySLP Jun 2, 2021 5:38 PM 1
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 22, 2021 1:41 PM 4,181
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
What is your Iris avatar? by cbunny41 May 24, 2017 12:56 PM 114
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Oct 10, 2021 9:48 PM 824
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
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What colors look best together ...... by Denman55 Aug 19, 2015 9:41 PM 82
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your iris plantings...... by Paul2032 Oct 20, 2015 11:21 AM 159

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