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■(TB) 'Adriatic Noble'

2017, Keppel

'Adriatic Noble' - (Keith Keppel, R. 2016) Seedling 09-75F. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms concord purple (M&P 45-K-12); Falls slightly darker (46-K-12); beards chrome yellow based white in throat, mustard based purple in middle, ends purple. 'Adriatic Waves' X 'Noble Gesture'. Keppel 2017. Honorable Mention 2019; Award of Merit 2021.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: ADRIATIC NOBLE EM 38” (Adriatic Waves X Noble Gesture). #09-75F. Purple may be a “common” color for an iris, but purples reign! A very popular color, this is a rich concord purple, the falls just a tad deeper in tone than standards, and with purple beards tipped mustard toward the flower center. Wide, ruffled flowers – and plenty of them -- on well-branched stalks carrying 9-11 (on occasion up to 15!) buds. Easy, vigorous growth. $50.00.


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 - 21 Apr 2019

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adriaticnoble05.jpgjpg adriaticnoble05.jpg manage 188 K 15 Jan 2023 - 21:17 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
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adriaticnoble07.JPGJPG adriaticnoble07.JPG manage 168 K 31 May 2024 - 02:15 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
adriaticnoble08.JPGJPG adriaticnoble08.JPG manage 287 K 12 Apr 2024 - 01:30 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
adriaticnoble09.jpgjpg adriaticnoble09.jpg manage 151 K 23 Jul 2020 - 01:41 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
adriaticnoble1.jpgjpg adriaticnoble1.jpg manage 171 K 18 Jan 2019 - 16:32 UnknownUser Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
adriaticnoble2.jpgjpg adriaticnoble2.jpg manage 137 K 18 Jan 2019 - 22:28 UnknownUser Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
adriaticnoble3.jpgjpg adriaticnoble3.jpg manage 134 K 18 Jan 2019 - 22:31 UnknownUser Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
adriaticnoble4.jpgjpg adriaticnoble4.jpg manage 164 K 19 Jan 2019 - 03:42 UnknownUser Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
adriaticnoble5.jpgjpg adriaticnoble5.jpg manage 78 K 28 Nov 2021 - 21:31 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
adriaticnoble50.jpgjpg adriaticnoble50.jpg manage 96 K 28 Nov 2021 - 21:31 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
adriaticnoble6.JPGJPG adriaticnoble6.JPG manage 206 K 03 Dec 2023 - 15:57 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
adriaticnoble7.JPGJPG adriaticnoble7.JPG manage 154 K 07 Feb 2023 - 13:38 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden.
adriaticnoble8.JPGJPG adriaticnoble8.JPG manage 215 K 01 Oct 2023 - 19:38 UnknownUser Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
adriaticnoble9.jpgjpg adriaticnoble9.jpg manage 118 K 22 Jun 2021 - 20:22 UnknownUser Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
adriaticnobleTBkeith01.jpgjpg adriaticnobleTBkeith01.jpg manage 97 K 03 Dec 2016 - 14:28 UnknownUser Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r27 - 31 May 2024, TLaurin
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