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■(IB) 'Group Hug'

2020, Keppel

'Group Hug' (Keith Keppel, R. 2020). Seedling 15-167A. IB, 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark prune purple (M&P 47-L-11), small very faint white shaded area near base; style arm crests perilla purple (47-J-3) to prune (47-J-8); F. white, ¼˝ solid dark prune purple band, few dots and faint midline; beards pale yellow tipped brown in throat, middle based white with blue tips, ends dark blue. Seedling 07-199B: (seedling 02-92A: ('Inside Track' x 'Spice Lord') x 'Tunnel Vision') X 'Dark Design'.

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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
grouphug08.JPGJPG grouphug08.JPG manage 137 K 07 Jul 2022 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
grouphug080.jpgjpg grouphug080.jpg manage 144 K 14 Jun 2023 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
grouphug09.JPGJPG grouphug09.JPG manage 156 K 17 May 2021 - 21:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Irises
grouphug9.JPGJPG grouphug9.JPG manage 234 K 15 Dec 2020 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel-Keith Keppel Irises
grouphug90.JPGJPG grouphug90.JPG manage 296 K 07 Apr 2022 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel- Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r9 - 14 Jun 2023, TLaurin
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