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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2019
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2020
Seedling Number: 13-24A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Nankeen yellow standards to pinard yellow at edge, soft lilac shading on midrib and base; westminster violet falls lightening outward to campanula, blended putty near edge
Beard Color: Burnt orange
Style Arm Color: Nankeen yellow, lavender midrib

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: 11-162A: (Wishes Granted x 05-78A: (Montmartre x Lip Service)) X 11-162F: (Wishes Granted x 05-78A: (Montmartre x Lip Service))

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2021-05-21
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Date: 2020-05-15
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Date: 2020-05-15
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 Siberian/Japanese Iris by frankrichards16 Aug 27, 2021 7:03 AM 47
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Broken pattern iris question. by KatyLLL May 2, 2021 7:32 AM 8
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
my first seedlings by Serjio Jul 28, 2021 12:50 PM 288
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
Purple irises turned white in my garden by Canuckgardener Jun 14, 2020 1:47 PM 17
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Best Vendor for Ghio's & 'Broken Colors' by ShawnSteve Jan 4, 2019 3:55 PM 27
Iris Identification by MomsIris Dec 20, 2018 2:20 PM 21
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99

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