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■(IB) 'Safari Sunrise'

2011, Keppel

'Safari Sunrise' (Keith Keppel, R 2011) Seedling #01-36G. IB, 26" (66 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards rose amber (M&P 12-B-9) blended rose (4-F-9); style arms slightly more golden tan (11-D-8); falls apricot (10-F-7) blending to marsh rose (4-HI-9) at edge, large arabian red (7-L-6) to kazak (7-L-9) spot; beards flame (1-C-12). Seedling #94-10D, 'Ruby Slippers' pod parent, X 'Safari Sunset'. Keppel 2011. Honorable Mention 2014

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Safari Sunriseby Keith Keppel Oregon USAPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Mid-America GardenPhoto by AitkenPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia


From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2011: SAFARI SUNRISE M 26 " (((Candy Floss sib x Orange Tiger) x (Orange Tiger x Chanted)) X Safari Sunset). Desert colors: rose and rose amber blended standards, style arms touched golden tan, falls apricot blended rose at edges. But what sets off everything is the large arabian red fall area and flame beards. Another needing no label for identification! Two branches, four buds. #01 -36G. $20.00.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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BHP_8859-X2_safari_sunrise.jpgjpg BHP_8859-X2_safari_sunrise.jpg manage 210 K 12 Feb 2016 - 04:49 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
SAFARISUNRISE01.jpgjpg SAFARISUNRISE01.jpg manage 458 K 26 Feb 2018 - 15:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Safari_Sunrise.JPGJPG Safari_Sunrise.JPG manage 23 K 14 Jun 2011 - 05:50 Main.rshadlow  
Safari_Sunrise_IB.jpgjpg Safari_Sunrise_IB.jpg manage 65 K 07 Dec 2011 - 12:23 Main.Laymont+ by Keith Keppel Oregon USA
Safari_Sunrise_IB_Keith_Keppel_2011.jpgjpg Safari_Sunrise_IB_Keith_Keppel_2011.jpg manage 54 K 21 Sep 2014 - 01:53 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
safarisunrise01.JPGJPG safarisunrise01.JPG manage 55 K 06 Sep 2014 - 16:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
safarisunrise02.jpgjpg safarisunrise02.jpg manage 55 K 19 Apr 2015 - 16:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
safarisunrise3.JPGJPG safarisunrise3.JPG manage 59 K 20 Aug 2013 - 21:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
safarisunrise5.JPGJPG safarisunrise5.JPG manage 170 K 25 Jan 2024 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
safarisunrise8.JPGJPG safarisunrise8.JPG manage 127 K 16 Jan 2024 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r25 - 25 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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