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■(IB) 'Coal Tar'

2022, Keppel

'Coal Tar' (Keith Keppel, R. 2021). Seedling 15-166A. IB, 24" (61 cm), Early midseason to late bloom. Standards blue-black (M&P 48-C-12), silky finish; style arms concord (M&P 45-K-12), crest blue-black, edge slate purple (M&P 46-I-6); falls blue-black (darker than M&P 48-C-12), slightly velvet; beards layered mustard/slate/white in throat and middle, ends urania blue (M&P 47-H-12). 'Black Lipstick' X 'Dark Matter'. Keith Keppel Iris 2022.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
coaltar5.jpgjpg coaltar5.jpg manage 114 K 27 Jun 2023 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
coaltar9.JPGJPG coaltar9.JPG manage 177 K 11 May 2023 - 20:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
coaltarkeppel.jpgjpg coaltarkeppel.jpg manage 260 K 27 Nov 2021 - 18:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
coaltarkeppel1.jpgjpg coaltarkeppel1.jpg manage 326 K 27 Nov 2021 - 18:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r8 - 27 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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