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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 00-110A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Olive yellow standards, base shaded greyed purple; lighter olive yellow falls, shoulders sulphine yellow overlaid brown at base
Beard Color: Lavender tipped greenish yellow, golden yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Olive yellow, lavender lip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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: 96-28A: (92-69B: (88-99C: (Florida Orange x (Flashpoint x ((((69-42A: (63-112A: ((Frances Kent x Mary Randall) x 60-183Q) x 65-49A: (Denver Mint x 60-183Q)) x 68-59A: (Radiant Light x (((Golden Gleam x Hallmark) x (Gail x Techny Chimes)) x ((Gail x Techny Chimes) x Golden Gene)))) x Orange Empire) x Orangerie))) x Island Dancer) x Crowned Heads) X 96-20: (Suspicion x 93-81E: (93-81D: (Spring Shower x 89-38A: (((Vivien x Battle Fury) x (Skyblaze x (78-52C: (Firewater x (((Jones 743 x (Marquesan Skies x Babbling Brook)) x ((Morning Breeze x Babbling Brook) x Jones 730-1)) x Intuition)) x Vivien))) x Twilight Blaze)))
Child plants: 14 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2016-05-11
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-29
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-19
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2020-05-20
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2014-05-15
Location: Russia, Krasnodar region, Novokubansk
Date: 2021-05-22
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2019-05-20
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-29

Date: 2015-04-25
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 2018
I love this iris. It has been a good increaser for me
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-23
Location: Taken at a local iris show
Date: 2013-05-04

Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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