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■(IB) 'Brat'

2001, Keppel

'Brat' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling 93-1D. IB, 26" (66 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light chrome yellow (M&P 10-L-4) to goldenrod (10-L-5); style arms brighter chrome yellow (10-L-­3/4); falls goldenrod edge and near beard, remainder lime yellow (11-L-5), perilla purple (47-J-3 to 47-L-4) central wash, fine leather brown (14-A-10) haft dotting and netting; beards yellow ochre to bronze; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling #88-27A: (seedling #83-­22G: ('Gigolo' x 'Sketch Me') x 'Hot Streak') X 'Brash'. Keppel 2001. Honorable Mention 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #320 January 2001 Introducing BRAT M 26" (((Gigolo x Sketch Me) x Hot Streak) X Brash). Brassy tan yellow, falls washed violet maroon except on edges. #93-1 D. $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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Brat7.JPGJPG Brat7.JPG manage 213 K 12 Feb 2024 - 13:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
BratBJI.JPGJPG BratBJI.JPG manage 111 K 12 Apr 2012 - 20:30 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Brat_a.jpgjpg Brat_a.jpg manage 87 K 02 Nov 2016 - 20:28 Main.Katja  
brat02.jpgjpg brat02.jpg manage 98 K 08 Jul 2013 - 00:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
brat03.jpgjpg brat03.jpg manage 64 K 16 Dec 2014 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
brat3.jpgjpg brat3.jpg manage 80 K 01 Nov 2013 - 00:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
brat4.JPGJPG brat4.JPG manage 98 K 20 Mar 2014 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
brat5.JPGJPG brat5.JPG manage 81 K 20 Mar 2014 - 16:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
brat9.JPGJPG brat9.JPG manage 354 K 06 Nov 2020 - 22:22 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2001 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r22 - 12 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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