( Keith Keppel
, R 2011) Seedling 06-225B, IB, 22" (56 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards prune plum (M&P 47-J-8), faint cream sanding at center base; style arms prune plum, crests dark brown to reddish plum; falls center cream white to lemon cream (9-F-1), prune plum shoulders and 3/16" to 1/8" solid band; beards white to light yellow tipped brown, lavender white lightly tipped purple to tan at end. 'Ruby Eruption'
X 'Class Ring'
. Keppel 2011. Honorable Mention 2014
; Award of Merit 2017
| From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2011: SPECTATOR M 22" (Ruby Eruption X Class Ring) Strong color and sharp contrast make it well worth watching. Prune plum standards barely show cream sanding at base. Cream white to lemon cream falls carry prune plum shoulders and solid marginal band. Inconspicuous beards of white, light yellow, brown and purple. Good garden effect. #062256. $20.00; 3 for $50.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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