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■(IB) 'Whistle'

2000, Keppel

'Whistle' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling 94-46D. IB. 24" (61 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards white, 3/8" violet blue (M&P 44-H-10) shaded edge; style arms violet (44-I-10); falls white, hafts and 1/8" narrow violet blue edge; beards bright yellow (9-L-6), white base at end; ruffled. Seedling 83-8A: ('Snowbrook' x sibling seedling 80-131H) X 'In Limbo'. Keppel 2000. Honorable Mention 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #316 January 2000 Introducing WHISTLE (Keppel) IB, M 24". ((Snowbrook x sib) X In Limbo) White ground plic, standards shaded violet blue, falls with narrow violet blue edge; bright yellow beards. Clean as a whistle! #94-46D. $20.00. 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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INWhistleAI.jpgjpg INWhistleAI.jpg manage 15 K 12 Nov 2012 - 20:14 Main.Betsy881  
Iris Whistle (2).JPGJPG Iris Whistle (2).JPG manage 231 K 22 Jan 2023 - 22:29 EliseAMANN Iris Whistle
Iris Whistle zoom.JPGJPG Iris Whistle zoom.JPG manage 238 K 22 Jan 2023 - 22:29 EliseAMANN Iris Whistle beard
Whistle01.JPGJPG Whistle01.JPG manage 54 K 24 Sep 2014 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Whistle02.jpgjpg Whistle02.jpg manage 44 K 13 Apr 2015 - 12:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
iris Whistle (1).JPGJPG iris Whistle (1).JPG manage 2 MB 22 Jan 2023 - 22:29 EliseAMANN Iris Whistle
iris whistle par Elise AMANN (1).JPGJPG iris whistle par Elise AMANN (1).JPG manage 467 K 09 Feb 2023 - 13:36 EliseAMANN Iris Whistle par Elise AMANN
iris whistle par Elise AMANN (2).JPGJPG iris whistle par Elise AMANN (2).JPG manage 461 K 09 Feb 2023 - 13:37 EliseAMANN Iris Whistle par Elise AMANN
whistle01.jpgjpg whistle01.jpg manage 112 K 20 Aug 2015 - 13:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
whistle02.jpgjpg whistle02.jpg manage 70 K 08 Jul 2013 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
whistle03.jpgjpg whistle03.jpg manage 101 K 26 Nov 2015 - 18:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
whistle3.jpgjpg whistle3.jpg manage 30 K 08 Oct 2013 - 23:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
whistle8.JPGJPG whistle8.JPG manage 160 K 25 Apr 2023 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 2003 AIS Siberian/Species-Hamilton-ON-Canada Convention by Verna Laurin at the Chapman Iris Garden
whistle9.JPGJPG whistle9.JPG manage 357 K 06 Nov 2020 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2001 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r27 - 25 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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