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■(TB) 'Billowing Waves'

2015, Keppel

'Billowing Waves' (Keith Keppel, R. 2014). Seedling# 06-77W. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards cool white (M&P 33-A-2); style arms blue-white (33-AB-3), blue-violet (41-C-8) midrib; falls blue-purple (41-I-12), paler veining, 1/4" pale blue (42-A-4/5) edge; beards light blue tipped pale yellow in throat, amber yellow in middle, chrome yellow (9-L-7) end. 'Silk Road' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2015. Honorable Mention 2017. Award Of Merit 2022

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Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2015-05-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BillowingWaves03.JPGJPG BillowingWaves03.JPG manage 50 K 15 Dec 2016 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Billowing_Waves_DSCF0798.jpgjpg Billowing_Waves_DSCF0798.jpg manage 621 K 09 Jan 2017 - 05:43 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
billowingwaves01.jpgjpg billowingwaves01.jpg manage 74 K 10 Jun 2015 - 11:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
billowingwaves02.jpgjpg billowingwaves02.jpg manage 48 K 25 Jul 2015 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
billowingwaves03.jpgjpg billowingwaves03.jpg manage 74 K 03 Aug 2015 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
billowingwaves04.jpgjpg billowingwaves04.jpg manage 61 K 03 Aug 2015 - 02:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
billowingwaves1.jpgjpg billowingwaves1.jpg manage 41 K 16 Feb 2016 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Iris
billowingwaves3.jpgjpg billowingwaves3.jpg manage 64 K 12 Sep 2019 - 19:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
billowingwaves5.jpgjpg billowingwaves5.jpg manage 165 K 19 Jul 2022 - 23:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
billowingwaves7.JPGJPG billowingwaves7.JPG manage 172 K 18 May 2023 - 10:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
billowingwaves9.jpgjpg billowingwaves9.jpg manage 136 K 04 Sep 2020 - 19:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r19 - 18 May 2023, TLaurin
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