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■(IB) 'Triplet'

1988, Keppel

'Triplet' (Keith Keppel, R. 1987). Seedling #81-13B. IB, 23" (58 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards rose quartz (M&P 53-B-3), flushed nankeen (10-F-3); falls reed yellow (10-HI-1), rosy mauve (54-C-4) haft-sanding and paler edge; yellow-based beard tipped indian orange (1-D-12), firecracker (1-F-12) in throat; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling #71-111A. 'Gigolo' sibling X 'Nazette'. Keppel 1988. Honorable Mention 1990.

Pod fertile.

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From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing TRIPLET (Keppel) M 23" (Logo sib). Apricot yellow to reed yellow with rosy mauve standard flush, hafts and paler edge; tangering orange beards. $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
Triplet02.jpgjpg Triplet02.jpg manage 85 K 15 Apr 2014 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Triplet03.jpgjpg Triplet03.jpg manage 79 K 15 Apr 2014 - 02:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Triplet3.jpgjpg Triplet3.jpg manage 63 K 26 Nov 2013 - 23:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
triplet.jpgjpg triplet.jpg manage 71 K 11 Jan 2010 - 17:23 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
triplet01.JPGJPG triplet01.JPG manage 71 K 28 Nov 2014 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
triplet03.JPGJPG triplet03.JPG manage 368 K 05 May 2017 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
triplet04.JPGJPG triplet04.JPG manage 86 K 24 Jan 2014 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
triplet05.JPGJPG triplet05.JPG manage 92 K 10 Jul 2014 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
triplet6.JPGJPG triplet6.JPG manage 53 K 07 Feb 2012 - 04:21 Main.htb ©2003 Laurie Frazer
triplet9.JPGJPG triplet9.JPG manage 408 K 18 Jan 2021 - 13:43 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
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