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■(TB) 'Chenille'

2011, Keppel

'Chenille' (Keith Keppel, R 2010) Seedling# 04-20D. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason late bloom. Standards pinkish white (M&P 2-B-7) lightly shaded bishops violet (44-GH-10) at base; style arms cream (9-CD-1), lavender lip; Falls oyster white to marguerite yellow (10-BC-1) shading to flesh (11-A-2) toward shoulders; beards indian orange (1-D-12), very large and thick. 'Opposing Forces' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2011.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2011: CHENILLE ML 38" (Opposing Forces X Roaring Twenties) The kicker here is the wild beard, like a glorified strip from a chenille bedspread .. . or a big, fat caterpillar, which after all is what the French word means. Lightly greyed pinkish white to cream petals,faintly undertoned soft violet, are lightly laced and ruffled. Fat, long beards are an almost glowing yellow orange to red orange color. Stems carry three branches and terminal, about eight buds, too short-branched for best show bench results, but perfectly fine for garden effect. Needs no label for identification! #04-20D. $45.00; 3 for $120.00.

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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Chenille.JPGJPG Chenille.JPG manage 26 K 10 Dec 2012 - 07:04 Main.rshadlow  
Chenille.jpgjpg Chenille.jpg manage 67 K 07 Dec 2011 - 11:34 Main.Laymont+ by Keith Keppel Oregon USA
Chenille04.JPGJPG Chenille04.JPG manage 95 K 06 Dec 2016 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
chenille01.jpgjpg chenille01.jpg manage 52 K 20 Apr 2015 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
chenille02.jpgjpg chenille02.jpg manage 80 K 01 May 2015 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
chenille03.jpgjpg chenille03.jpg manage 95 K 03 Aug 2015 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
chenille04.jpgjpg chenille04.jpg manage 626 K 30 Dec 2015 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
chenille2.jpgjpg chenille2.jpg manage 59 K 20 May 2013 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
chenille3.jpegjpeg chenille3.jpeg manage 99 K 24 Dec 2015 - 13:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Stout Gardens at Dancingtree
chenille5.jpgjpg chenille5.jpg manage 51 K 28 Feb 2014 - 14:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
Topic revision: r20 - 22 Jan 2019, TLaurin
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