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■(IB) 'Nectar'

1990, Keppel

'Nectar' (Keith Keppel, R. 1989). Seedling #84-1X. IB, 23" (58 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards straw (M&P 10-F-2) flushed moonmist (12-A-2); falls martius yellow (9-E-1), small pale spot at edge of beard, 1/4" edge flushed near maple (11-G-F); cadmium orange (9-L-8) beard, mikado (2-B-12) in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Nazette' X seedling #79-84B: (('Anon' x seedling #74-25E, 'Prediction' sibling) x (seedling #71-12C, 'Flamenco' sibling, x (seedling #68-17B, 'Roundup' sibling, x 'April Melody'))). Keppel 1990. Honorable Mention 1992.

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From AIS Bulletin #276 January 1990 Introducing NECTAR (Keppel) EM 23" (Candy Floss sib). Heavily ruffled apricot tan and soft yellow plicata blend. #84-1X. $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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Nectar02.jpgjpg Nectar02.jpg manage 63 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Nectar03.jpgjpg Nectar03.jpg manage 66 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Nectar04.jpgjpg Nectar04.jpg manage 69 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
NectarJBIb.jpgjpg NectarJBIb.jpg manage 79 K 28 Jan 2012 - 18:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB-.JPGJPG Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB-.JPG manage 53 K 11 Dec 2009 - 16:24 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB.jpgjpg Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB.jpg manage 31 K 11 Dec 2009 - 16:24 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB_-.JPGJPG Nectar_1989_Keppel_IB_-.JPG manage 46 K 11 Dec 2009 - 16:24 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
nectar01.JPGJPG nectar01.JPG manage 379 K 08 May 2017 - 22:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
nectar02.JPGJPG nectar02.JPG manage 419 K 08 May 2017 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
nectar03.JPGJPG nectar03.JPG manage 66 K 03 Jul 2014 - 19:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
nectar08.JPGJPG nectar08.JPG manage 417 K 18 Jan 2021 - 13:35 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
nectar09.JPGJPG nectar09.JPG manage 145 K 06 Jan 2021 - 13:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
nectar1.JPGJPG nectar1.JPG manage 78 K 07 Feb 2012 - 00:18 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
nectar2.JPGJPG nectar2.JPG manage 531 K 28 Jun 2017 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
nectar9.JPGJPG nectar9.JPG manage 156 K 27 Apr 2023 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Dorothy Willott slide collection
Topic revision: r26 - 29 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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