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■(IB) 'Galway'

1997, Keppel

'Galway' (Keith Keppel, R. 1996). Seedling #91-41H. IB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light pink (M&P 1-D-7 to 43-D-1), base flushed vanda (43-E-4); style arms light pink (1-E-7), pinard yellow (9-J-2) edge, orchid lip; falls peach (9-A-3/4) to light pink (1-C-7/8) blend, paler below beard; beards midnight sun (2-E-12) to mikado (2-B-12), vervain (42-B-6) at end; slight sweet fragrance. Gatty seedling #T-1-2: (('Nefertiti' x 'Playgirl') x 'Presence') X 'Chanted'. Sibling to 'Donegal'. Keppel 1997. Honorable Mention 1999.

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From AIS Bulletin #305 April 1997 Introducing GALWAY (Keppel) IB, M 24" (Donegal sib) Showy peach pink, flushed orchid in standards, beards tangerine orange to lavender blue. EC 1995. #91-41 H. $15.00. 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GALWAY01.jpgjpg GALWAY01.jpg manage 115 K 03 Dec 2015 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
Galway01.jpgjpg Galway01.jpg manage 24 K 18 Jul 2017 - 18:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Galway04.jpgjpg Galway04.jpg manage 67 K 25 Mar 2014 - 23:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Galway1.JPGJPG Galway1.JPG manage 291 K 07 Apr 2017 - 13:49 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
Galway2.JPGJPG Galway2.JPG manage 312 K 07 Apr 2017 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
GalwayIBIOS.jpgjpg GalwayIBIOS.jpg manage 55 K 11 Dec 2011 - 00:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst, UK
Galway_1996_Keppel_IB.JPGJPG Galway_1996_Keppel_IB.JPG manage 55 K 10 Dec 2009 - 13:54 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc Tasquier - The Netherlands Zone 7
IBGalway.jpgjpg IBGalway.jpg manage 64 K 04 Jan 2010 - 20:29 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
galway04.jpgjpg galway04.jpg manage 274 K 26 Sep 2017 - 14:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
galway05.JPGJPG galway05.JPG manage 62 K 28 Jun 2014 - 20:36 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
galway06.JPGJPG galway06.JPG manage 108 K 28 Jun 2014 - 20:38 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
galway1.jpgjpg galway1.jpg manage 188 K 19 Jul 2022 - 19:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
galway4.jpgjpg galway4.jpg manage 60 K 01 Nov 2013 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
galway5.jpgjpg galway5.jpg manage 49 K 21 Jan 2014 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
galway9.JPGJPG galway9.JPG manage 221 K 06 Nov 2020 - 16:37 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1998 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r27 - 19 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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