Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spectator') 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: 06-225B
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Purple
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Prune plum standards with faint cream sanding at center base; center of falls cream white to lemon cream, prune plum shoulders and 3/16" to 1/8" solid band
Beard Color: White to light yellow tipped brown, lavender white lightly tipped purple to tan at end
Style Arm Color: Prune plum, crests dark brown to reddish plum
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Ruby Eruption X Class Ring

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What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
Some clumps shots? by PollyK Jul 5, 2014 7:54 PM 339
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671

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