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■(TB) 'Cosmic Voyage'

2017, Keppel

'Cosmic Voyage' (Keith Keppel, R. 2016) Seedling# 08-25A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark purple (darker than M&P 48-J-12) center showing slight white to prune-purple (46-L-11) flecking, more on inner side; style arms blended redder and lighter (46-J-7 to 48-J-8); falls dark purple (48-J-12) edge lightening to cyclamen purple (47/48-L-9), ⁵⁄₈˝ band extending as limited dotting and raying into golden buff-orange (9-G-7), faint white ground showing under dark haft markings; beard hairs based white, lavender mid-layer, tips terra cotta (4-D-12). 'Sorbonne' X seedling# 06-169E: (seedling# 02-72B: (seedling# 98-204G, 'Tunnel Vision' pod parent, x seedling# 98-204A) x seedling# 02-69B: (seedling# 98-204B x seedling# 98-204A)). Keppel 2017.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: COSMIC VOYAGE M 36” (Sorbonne X ((98-204G, pod parent of Tunnel Vision, x sib 98 204A) x (98-204B x 98-204A))) #08-25A. Heading into uncharted territory, this one has blackish purple standards with faint starry, whitish flecking toward the center and reverse side. Dark purple fall edges segue to a lighter cyclamen purple band with some dotting and raying extending into the central area. Ground color varies considerably dependent on weather, from pinkish salmon to (with heat) light pumpkin orange. Terracotta beards have a lavender mid-layer and white base. About seven buds per stalk. EC and Best Seedling, Salem, 2016. $50.00.

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CosmicVoyagetbkeithrobin01.jpgjpg CosmicVoyagetbkeithrobin01.jpg manage 146 K 08 Dec 2016 - 13:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
cosmic-voyage1-18.jpgjpg cosmic-voyage1-18.jpg manage 90 K 05 Aug 2018 - 23:25 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
cosmic-voyage_Hyeres.jpgjpg cosmic-voyage_Hyeres.jpg manage 200 K 27 Apr 2018 - 16:58 Photo by iris en Provence (France), 2018.
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