Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 00-68C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Peach
Pink
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Cream standards flushed pinkish orchid in center; dark red violet falls, white area beside beards, apricot yellow margins
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Cream
Foliage: Purple Based
Purple Stems or Bracts
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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: 91-153A: (Spirit World x Answered Prayers) X Ghio 94-170R: (New Leaf x 92-159-I2: (Spirit World x 90-54-I: (((Romanticist x 82-113G: (Gigolo x 80-58J: (((73-31-I: ((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x (((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x (New Moon x Ponderosa))) x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon)) x ((Flareup x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon))))) x Storyline) x (((((Handiwork x (Gay Parasol x Mystique)) x Goddess) x (Gem of Sierra x ((((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x ((((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon)))) x Gigolo) x (Desert Fox x Shenanigan)))))
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Photo by Snork
Photo by TBMan
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2014-05-11
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2014-05-11
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-21
Location: East facing garden zone 6b
Date: May 2023
First bloom of second year clump. Nice increase and beautiful for
Location: Russia, Krasnodar region, Novokubansk
Date: 2021-05-17
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-21
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2020-04-02
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 2020
Location: Northwest Florida
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-24
Location: Superstitions Garden In California
Date: 2012-04-30
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 2020
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-12
Location: Inside to avoid weather
Date: May 2019
Photo by Muddymitts
Photo by Boxergirl
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05-21
Photo by Betja
Location: Inside to avoid weather
Date: May 2019
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-20
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-18
Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05
Photo by Boxergirl
Location: Keith Keppel's garden in Salem, OR
Date: 2011-05-21

A very small flower -- really adorable!
Photo by Betja

Date: 2013-05-17
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-11
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-13
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05-20

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