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■(BB) 'Adolescence'

2021, Keppel

'Adolescence' (Keith Keppel, R. 2020). Seedling 10-19D. BB, 27.5" (70 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards light orchid to peach pink (M&P 42-E-2 to 43-D-1); style arms powder pink (3-E-7/8); falls petunia violet (43-K-8), paler and bluer (41-FG-7) toward beard, hafts reticulated prune (47-JL-8) on pastel parchment (11-A-5), horizontally flared; beards flamingo (2-IJ-11), slight white base. Byth seedling S110-B: ('Ballerina Queen' x 'Downtown Man') X 'Imbroglio', Keppel 2021.

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Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris GardenPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Brad CollinsPhoto by Mid-America Garden.


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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Adolescence9.jpgjpg Adolescence9.jpg manage 136 K 04 Feb 2022 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
adolescence5.JPGJPG adolescence5.JPG manage 177 K 05 May 2024 - 12:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
adolescence50.JPGJPG adolescence50.JPG manage 246 K 29 May 2024 - 19:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
adolescence7.JPGJPG adolescence7.JPG manage 117 K 08 Jun 2024 - 20:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
adolescence9.JPGJPG adolescence9.JPG manage 146 K 14 Dec 2020 - 21:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
Topic revision: r10 - 08 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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