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■(BB) 'Shenanigan'

1985, Keppel

'Shenanigan' >(Keith Keppel, R. 1983). Seedling #78-74A. BB, 25" (64 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards miniature pink (M&P2-B-8); falls rhodenite pink (43-G-1) with dahlia purple wash, darker (45-K-6) on edge and hafts; white beard tipped yellow to tangerine; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling #75-113B: ('Flamenco' sibling x ('Roundup' sibling x 'April Melody')) X seedling #75-98B, 'Peccadillo' sibling. Keppel 1985. Honorable Mention 1987; Award of Merit 1989; Knowlton Medal 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing SHENANIGAN (Keppel) EM 25" ((Flamenco sib x (Roundup sib x April Melody)) X Peccadillo sib). Rich salmon pink standards, falls heavily washed dahlia purple on rhodonite pink ground. Small white area near white-based tangerine orange beards. Strong color, lots of bloom. #78-74A. $25..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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Shenanigan.JPGJPG Shenanigan.JPG manage 72 K 19 Jan 2011 - 20:35 IrisP  
Shenanigan01.jpgjpg Shenanigan01.jpg manage 46 K 23 Sep 2014 - 19:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Shenanigan02.jpgjpg Shenanigan02.jpg manage 71 K 05 Dec 2014 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Shenanigan03.jpgjpg Shenanigan03.jpg manage 209 K 14 Jun 2017 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
Shenanigan6.jpgjpg Shenanigan6.jpg manage 53 K 15 Dec 2013 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
shenanigan.JPGJPG shenanigan.JPG manage 53 K 27 Jul 2012 - 17:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt Iris Garden
shenanigan02.jpgjpg shenanigan02.jpg manage 877 K 18 Aug 2017 - 03:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
shenanigan03.jpgjpg shenanigan03.jpg manage 88 K 07 Jul 2013 - 23:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
shenanigan0316.jpgjpg shenanigan0316.jpg manage 22 K 06 Aug 2016 - 14:35 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
shenanigan4.jpegjpeg shenanigan4.jpeg manage 19 K 21 Sep 2013 - 14:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
shenanigan5.jpgjpg shenanigan5.jpg manage 87 K 01 Nov 2013 - 22:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
shenanigan9.JPGJPG shenanigan9.JPG manage 378 K 19 Nov 2020 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
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