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■(BB) 'Boondoggle'

2016, Keppel

'Boondoggle' (Keith Keppel, R. 2016) Seedling 05-83A. BB, 26" (66 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards safrano pink (M&P 1-B-9) to peach-buff (9-C-5) toward edge; style arms deeper buff (9-F-6); falls peach-buff at haft, cream below beard, remainder washed wisteria (41-E-8/9) on pale opera pink (1-A-8); beards wide, solid paprica (2-J-12). 01-61A, 'Brazilian Art' sibling, X seedling 03-12C: ('Undercurrent' x 'Parisian Dawn'). Keppel 2017. Honorable Mention 2019. Award Of Merit 2022

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: BOONDOGGLE ML 26” Border Bearded (Brazilian Art sib X (Undercurrent x Parisian Dawn))#05-83A. Purists will say it should be smaller-flowered, but oh!, the beards....wide and solid paprika red....are excuse enough for its being. Safrano pink to peach buff standards. Falls with peach buff hafts merging to cream, then the remainder pale opera pink washed with light wistaria violet. Good grower, with 5-7 buds. $25.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Boondoggle4.jpgjpg Boondoggle4.jpg manage 73 K 04 Dec 2019 - 20:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Boondoggle_550DSCF2465.jpgjpg Boondoggle_550DSCF2465.jpg manage 155 K 11 Jun 2017 - 06:51 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
boondoggle5.JPGJPG boondoggle5.JPG manage 63 K 08 Feb 2023 - 14:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
boondoggle50.jpgjpg boondoggle50.jpg manage 122 K 20 Jul 2023 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
boondoggle52.JPGJPG boondoggle52.JPG manage 93 K 09 Nov 2023 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
boondoggle53.JPGJPG boondoggle53.JPG manage 90 K 09 Nov 2023 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
boondoggle9.jpgjpg boondoggle9.jpg manage 91 K 21 Jun 2021 - 22:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
boondoggle_em.jpgjpg boondoggle_em.jpg manage 333 K 27 Nov 2019 - 00:18 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
boondogglebBkeith1.jpgjpg boondogglebBkeith1.jpg manage 138 K 29 Dec 2021 - 21:20 BrewItt Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r18 - 09 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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