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■(TB) 'Baltimore'

2017, Keppel

'Baltimore' - (Keith Keppel, R. 2016). Seedling# 08-79D. TB, 37" (94 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms clear medium-light blue (M&P 41-A-5/6); falls westminster violet (41-I-12), paler ¹⁄₈˝ abbey violet (41-F-10) edge, white area veined violet-blue on haft surrounding beard; beards light blue, tips shrimp orange (9-D-10) in throat. 'Arrivederci' X 'Haunted Heart'. Keppel 2017. Honorable Mention 2019.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: BALTIMORE (Arrivederci X Haunted Heart) ML 37” #08-79D. Ruffled clear medium to light blue standards and style arms, blue violet falls with a one-eighth inch paler edge, and a white area veined violet blue around the beard. Beards are light blue, tipped shrimp orange in throat. Flower form full and ruffled, stalks sturdy and well branched, with 7-8 buds. Good growth habits. $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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Baltimore9.jpgjpg Baltimore9.jpg manage 78 K 06 Feb 2022 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
Baltimore_DSCF2403.jpgjpg Baltimore_DSCF2403.jpg manage 147 K 11 Jun 2017 - 06:46 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
baltimore02.jpgjpg baltimore02.jpg manage 108 K 03 Dec 2016 - 14:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins- Keith Keppel Irises
baltimore1.JPGJPG baltimore1.JPG manage 225 K 10 Jun 2019 - 14:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
baltimore4.jpgjpg baltimore4.jpg manage 144 K 19 Jan 2023 - 13:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
baltimore40.jpgjpg baltimore40.jpg manage 149 K 09 Feb 2023 - 13:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
baltimore41.jpgjpg baltimore41.jpg manage 278 K 09 Feb 2023 - 13:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
baltimore5.JPGJPG baltimore5.JPG manage 196 K 27 Nov 2022 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
baltimore7.JPGJPG baltimore7.JPG manage 218 K 03 Dec 2023 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
baltimore9.jpgjpg baltimore9.jpg manage 104 K 22 Jun 2021 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
baltimoreTBkeith.jpg01.jpgjpg baltimoreTBkeith.jpg01.jpg manage 155 K 03 Dec 2016 - 14:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins- Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r19 - 03 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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