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■(IB) 'Bonkers'

2006, Keppel

'Bonkers' (Keith Keppel, R. 2005). Seedling #00-40E. IB, 24" (61 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards smoky mauve (M&P 46-F-3) overlay on khaki (13-J-6), claw quince yellow (11-L-3); style arms have yellow (10-L-1/2) crests; falls velvety port wine (56-J-12), intense aureolin (10-L-2) to dandelion (9-L-4) hafts, shoulder striping, and wire rim; beards deep chrome yellow (9-L-7) at end, cadmium orange in throat (9-L-10). Ghio seedling #94-170R, 'Stage Lights' sibling, X 'Brash'. Keppel 2006. Honorable Mention 2008.

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From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing BONKERS IB - M 24" (Stage lights sib X Brash). Smoky mauve to velvety port wine, vivid dandelion gold heart and marking. #OO-40E. $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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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BHP_9401-X2_bonkers.jpgjpg BHP_9401-X2_bonkers.jpg manage 263 K 12 Feb 2016 - 08:41 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
BONKERS01.jpgjpg BONKERS01.jpg manage 138 K 03 Dec 2015 - 20:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
BONKERS6.JPGJPG BONKERS6.JPG manage 160 K 05 Dec 2019 - 04:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
IBBonkersNH.jpgjpg IBBonkersNH.jpg manage 47 K 30 Jun 2014 - 14:37 Main.Betsy881 photo by Nyla Hughes
Iris Bonkers zoom.JPGJPG Iris Bonkers zoom.JPG manage 536 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:02 EliseAMANN Iris Bonkers barbe
bonkers01.jpgjpg bonkers01.jpg manage 77 K 15 Dec 2014 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
bonkers02.jpgjpg bonkers02.jpg manage 115 K 10 Apr 2018 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
bonkers1.jpgjpg bonkers1.jpg manage 31 K 06 Mar 2013 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
bonkers2.jpgjpg bonkers2.jpg manage 38 K 02 Aug 2017 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
bonkers3.jpgjpg bonkers3.jpg manage 84 K 01 Nov 2013 - 00:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
bonkers5.JPGJPG bonkers5.JPG manage 203 K 25 Jan 2024 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
bonkers50.JPGJPG bonkers50.JPG manage 222 K 25 Jan 2024 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
bonkers8.JPGJPG bonkers8.JPG manage 143 K 15 Jan 2024 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
bonkers9.JPGJPG bonkers9.JPG manage 289 K 08 Nov 2020 - 04:06 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
bonkers9.jpgjpg bonkers9.jpg manage 71 K 16 Mar 2021 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
bonkersSPIib.jpgjpg bonkersSPIib.jpg manage 42 K 12 Mar 2010 - 18:43 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
bonkers_em.jpgjpg bonkers_em.jpg manage 330 K 18 Dec 2019 - 02:28 Main.Elladan Photo by Elladan
iris Bonkers (1).JPGJPG iris Bonkers (1).JPG manage 366 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:02 EliseAMANN Iris Bonkers fleur
iris Bonkers (2).JPGJPG iris Bonkers (2).JPG manage 351 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:02 EliseAMANN Iris Bonkers fleur
Topic revision: r29 - 25 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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