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■(TB) 'Birthday Girl'

2005, Keppel

'Birthday Girl' (Keith Keppel, R. 2004). Seedling# 95-36B. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards peach (M&P 9-A-5), flushed buff (9-B-5); style arms capucine buff (9-F-5); falls blended capucine buff (9-E-5), shoulders blended buff pink (9-G-5); beards firecracker (1-I-12) to pinkish red (1-J-11). Seedling# 92-102F, 'Kitty Kay' sibling, X 'Bubble Dancer'. Keppel 2005. Honorable Mention 2007.

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From AIS Bulletin #336 January 2005 Introducing BIRTHDAY GIRL ML 34" (Kitty Kay sib X Bubble Dancer). Ultra-ruffled peach flushed apricot, pinkish red beards. #95-36B. $45.00. 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.

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BIRTHDAYGIRL03.jpgjpg BIRTHDAYGIRL03.jpg manage 53 K 19 Apr 2014 - 13:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
BIRTHDAYGIRL04.jpgjpg BIRTHDAYGIRL04.jpg manage 54 K 19 Apr 2014 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
BirthdayGirl7.jpgjpg BirthdayGirl7.jpg manage 71 K 16 Jul 2013 - 21:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Birthday_Girl.JPGJPG Birthday_Girl.JPG manage 59 K 23 Jan 2011 - 06:11 Main.rshadlow  
Birthday_Girl.jpgjpg Birthday_Girl.jpg manage 50 K 30 Dec 2009 - 05:22 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Birthday Girl' by Heidi Soroken
Birthday_Girl_2_1_1_1.JPGJPG Birthday_Girl_2_1_1_1.JPG manage 44 K 30 Dec 2009 - 05:22 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Birthday Girl' by Heidi Soroken
birtdaygirl5.jpgjpg birtdaygirl5.jpg manage 28 K 03 May 2013 - 00:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Beaumont Ridge Iris Gardens
birthd.jpgjpg birthd.jpg manage 43 K 29 Mar 2013 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
birthdaygirl01.jpgjpg birthdaygirl01.jpg manage 67 K 01 Nov 2014 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
birthdaygirl02.jpgjpg birthdaygirl02.jpg manage 565 K 30 Dec 2015 - 03:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
birthdaygirl03.jpgjpg birthdaygirl03.jpg manage 156 K 16 Mar 2017 - 14:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
birthdaygirl09.jpgjpg birthdaygirl09.jpg manage 244 K 11 Jun 2021 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
birthdaygirl1.jpgjpg birthdaygirl1.jpg manage 366 K 19 Nov 2019 - 00:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
birthdaygirl10.JPGJPG birthdaygirl10.JPG manage 179 K 26 Jan 2024 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
birthdaygirl11.JPGJPG birthdaygirl11.JPG manage 136 K 26 Jan 2024 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
birthdaygirl2.jpgjpg birthdaygirl2.jpg manage 122 K 21 Jan 2023 - 16:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
birthdaygirl20.JPGJPG birthdaygirl20.JPG manage 163 K 25 Aug 2023 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
birthdaygirl6.jpgjpg birthdaygirl6.jpg manage 51 K 21 May 2013 - 01:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
birthdaygirl9.JPGJPG birthdaygirl9.JPG manage 281 K 08 Nov 2020 - 03:15 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2005 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r31 - 26 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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