Data specific to Irises (Edit)
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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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: San Ramon, CA AIS 2019 Convention exhibition show
Date: 2019-04-24
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2014-04-16
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2018-04-14
TB Iris Foolish Dreamer
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-24
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-21

Date: 2014-05-23
With Brouhaha

Date: 2013-05-28
Photo by Cuzz4short

Date: 2014-04-21
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2020-04-14
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Date: 2014-05-23
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-24

Date: 2014-04-22
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 31, 2017
Location: Iowa
Location: Bay View Gardens
Date: 2011-04-28
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2022-05-12
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: cummings garden
Date: 2012-04-29
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2020-04-14
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Date: 2014-05-19
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-21
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-06-08
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021

Photo courtesy of Keith Keppel Irises

Date: 2014-05-23

Date: 2013-05-28

Date: 2013-05-23

Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-06-08
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Date: 2014-05-23
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Betja
Photo by MaryDurtschi

Date: 2013-05-24

Date: 2014-05-19
Photo by Lbsmitty
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Betja
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2012-05-12
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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

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