■(TB) '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
| 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
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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