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■ (TB) 'Balderdash'

2002, Keppel

'Balderdash' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling# 95-54A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards blended pastel golden buff to peach (M&P 10-B-2 to 10-A-4); style arms golden buff to peach, lavender midrib flush; falls blended imperial purple (45-L-10) to greyed lilac (45-G-5); beards tile red (3-D-12). Seedling# 89-79G, 'Night Game' sibling X 'Braggadocio'. Keppel 2002. Honorable Mention 2004; Award of Merit 2006.

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From AIS Bulletin #324 January 2002 Introducing BALDERDASH M 36". (Night Game sib X Braggadocio). Buff peach standards, falls washed and shaded imperial purple, tile red beards. #95-54A. $40.00. 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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BALDERDASH01.jpgjpg BALDERDASH01.jpg manage 217 K 08 Jul 2017 - 03:11 UnknownUser Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
BALDERDASH02.jpgjpg BALDERDASH02.jpg manage 179 K 08 Jul 2017 - 03:12 UnknownUser Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
BALDERDASH03.jpgjpg BALDERDASH03.jpg manage 196 K 08 Jul 2017 - 03:13 UnknownUser Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
BHP_7136-X2_balderdash.jpgjpg BHP_7136-X2_balderdash.jpg manage 126 K 12 Feb 2016 - 04:19 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Balderdash.jpgjpg Balderdash.jpg manage 175 K 01 Mar 2012 - 02:13 AdamCordes Photo by Adam Cordes
Balderdash04.jpgjpg Balderdash04.jpg manage 61 K 19 Sep 2015 - 12:54 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Balderdash10.jpgjpg Balderdash10.jpg manage 42 K 27 Nov 2013 - 20:34 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
Balderdash13.JPGJPG Balderdash13.JPG manage 66 K 19 Mar 2014 - 19:25 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
BalderdashN.jpgjpg BalderdashN.jpg manage 38 K 21 Oct 2011 - 13:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Balderdash_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Balderdash_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 64 K 18 Nov 2010 - 05:42 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
Balderdash_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg Balderdash_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 72 K 22 Jan 2011 - 06:59 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS 2006 National in Portland, OR
balberdash6.jpgjpg balberdash6.jpg manage 28 K 28 Mar 2013 - 21:44 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
balder01.JPGJPG balder01.JPG manage 65 K 12 Feb 2015 - 16:27 UnknownUser Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
balder02.jpgjpg balder02.jpg manage 78 K 03 May 2015 - 19:56 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
balder03.jpgjpg balder03.jpg manage 84 K 17 Feb 2021 - 16:29 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
balderdash01.jpgjpg balderdash01.jpg manage 60 K 13 Dec 2014 - 15:26 UnknownUser Photo by Alex Stanton
balderdash02.jpgjpg balderdash02.jpg manage 49 K 24 Jul 2014 - 19:26 UnknownUser Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
balderdash03.jpgjpg balderdash03.jpg manage 24 K 18 Aug 2015 - 02:24 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
balderdash04.jpgjpg balderdash04.jpg manage 160 K 16 Mar 2017 - 13:33 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
balderdash09.jpgjpg balderdash09.jpg manage 43 K 12 Mar 2010 - 15:13 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
balderdash1.JPGJPG balderdash1.JPG manage 249 K 06 Nov 2020 - 23:11 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 2003 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
balderdash4.jpgjpg balderdash4.jpg manage 157 K 30 Jun 2020 - 19:44 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
balderdash5.jpgjpg balderdash5.jpg manage 179 K 24 Dec 2017 - 22:22 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
balderdash6.jpgjpg balderdash6.jpg manage 183 K 23 Nov 2017 - 03:11 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
balderdash7.JPGJPG balderdash7.JPG manage 59 K 02 Jun 2013 - 02:52 UnknownUser Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
balderdash8.jpgjpg balderdash8.jpg manage 54 K 12 Oct 2013 - 16:01 UnknownUser Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
balderdash9.jpgjpg balderdash9.jpg manage 75 K 03 Nov 2013 - 22:02 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r45 - 21 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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