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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1981
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: 76-35C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Bloom Color Description: Raspberry burgundy, apricot beige undertoning on upper part of falls
Beard Color: Terra cotta
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984
Award of Merit: 1986

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 73-26B: (70-24B: ((Amigo's Guitar x (Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby)) x (Jones 743 x (Marquesan Skies x Babbling Brook))) x Salmon River) X Maraschino
Child plants: 49 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2013-05-15
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Trades? by Henhouse Apr 29, 2021 10:23 PM 54
Which irises grow well in YOUR climate? by caitlinsgarden Jul 22, 2015 10:01 AM 36
Clump, multi flower and bed shots by enidcandles Aug 26, 2015 9:38 PM 142
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 28, 2021 7:04 AM 19,842
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
Irises in the mixed garden- combos, companion plants, design ideas, culture by gemini_sage Sep 30, 2016 12:55 PM 354
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 iris wish list? by janwax Jul 22, 2014 4:48 PM 85
Name the iris that you will always grow? by bluegrassmom Jul 11, 2014 7:18 PM 26
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81
i.d. and iris by janwax Jun 1, 2014 4:56 PM 52
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728

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