Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ghost Writer') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 04-133B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Bloom Color Description: Oyster white standards; oyster white falls overlaid heliotrope grey veining, pronounced at shoulders to pale on blade
Beard Color: Light pinkish orange, light pinkish orange over grey white at end
Style Arm Color: Slightly deeper oyster white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2013
Award of Merit: 2017

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: Blyth N48-X: (Royal Sterling x Keppel 99-42Y: (Last Laugh x 95-49B: (Electrique x Romantic Evening))) X Blyth N213: (Hello It's Me x Reckless in Denim)
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Jan 25, 2015 12:58 PM

Sibling to Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Haunted Heart')

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Feb 17, 2019 5:36 AM 465
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
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2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
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