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■(BB) 'Prediction'

1982, Keppel

'Prediction' (Keith Keppel, R. 1981). Seedling #74-25D. BB, 24" (61 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards lavender pink (M&P 42-BC-1); falls ivory to white ground, widely banded soft pinkish lavender (41-F-6); white beard tipped orange red; slight musky fragrance. Seedling #71-42B: (seedling #68-17A, 'Roundup' sibling x 'Jealous Lover') X seedling #71-41F: (seedling #68-17A x 'April Melody'). Keppel 1982. Honorable Mention 1984; Award of Merit 1986.

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From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing PREDICTION (Keppel '82) EM 24" ((Roundup sib X Jealous Lover) x (Roundup sib x April Melody)). Lavender-pink standards; pinkish ivory to cream falls with wide band of soft rosy orchid. White beards tipped tangerine orange. #74-25D. $20.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

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Prediction.jpgjpg Prediction.jpg manage 49 K 07 Jan 2010 - 02:35 MichaelGreenfield  
Prediction01.JPGJPG Prediction01.JPG manage 58 K 04 Dec 2014 - 04:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Prediction02.jpgjpg Prediction02.jpg manage 64 K 25 Mar 2015 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
prediction03.JPGJPG prediction03.JPG manage 72 K 05 Jul 2014 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
prediction2.jpgjpg prediction2.jpg manage 27 K 12 Dec 2013 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by The Iris Farm
prediction9.JPGJPG prediction9.JPG manage 159 K 12 Apr 2023 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1983 AIS Boston Convention by Verna Laurin at the Case Estates Garden
Topic revision: r17 - 12 Apr 2023, TLaurin
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