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■(TB) 'Boston Cream'

2014, Keppel

'Boston Cream' (Keith Keppel, R. 2013). Seedling 07-208C. TB, 31" (79 cm), Early bloom. Standards warm white (M&P 9-A-1); style arms white; falls warm white, very faint green texture veining, shoulders lightly shaded apricot-buff (9-H-4 to 9-J-6); beards flame (1/9-C-12) in throat, white tipped cadmium-orange (9-L-10) in middle, white end. 'Snow Lion' X seedling 04-101A: (seedling 00-57A: (seedling 97-88A: (seedling 93-36B: ('Handshake' x seedling 91-155A: ('Cross Current' x seedling 88-39A: (seedling 84-122A: 'Snowbrook' x 'Blackout') x seedling 85-45A: (seedling 80-131E, 'Snowbrook' sibling x seedling 80-136B: (seedling 74-54J, 'Rain Flurry' sibling x 'Charmed Life'))))) x seedling 91-153B: ('Spirit World' x ' Answered Prayers')) x 'Moonlit Water') x seedling 02-106A, 'Belle Fille' pollen parent). Keppel 2014. Honorable Mention 2016, Award of Merit 2018.

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References

From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2014: BOSTON CREAM E 31" (Snow Lion X ((97-88A: ((Handshake x (Cross Current x ((Snowbrook x Blackout) x (Snowbrook sib x (Rain Flurry sib x Charmed Life))))) x (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)) x Moonlit Water) x (High Master x (97-88A x (Spirit World x (Fancy Woman x ((Goddess x (Mistress sib x ((Joy Ride x Roundup) x (April Melody x 68-40)))) x sib)))))). Frothy warm white glaciata that looks good enough to eat. Just a touch of soft apricot shows on the hafts, and white beards are faintly tipped flame orange. Somewhat blocky, heavily ruffled form. Rapid increaser, stalks with plentiful buds. #07-208C. $50.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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
BOSTONCREAM01.jpgjpg BOSTONCREAM01.jpg manage 436 K 11 Dec 2016 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
BOSTONCREAM9.jpgjpg BOSTONCREAM9.jpg manage 177 K 30 Mar 2021 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BostonCream03.JPGJPG BostonCream03.JPG manage 58 K 15 Dec 2016 - 16:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
BostonCream04.jpgjpg BostonCream04.jpg manage 81 K 15 Dec 2016 - 16:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Boston_Cream_for_the_wiki.jpgjpg Boston_Cream_for_the_wiki.jpg manage 155 K 18 Jan 2017 - 06:32 Main.rshadlow  
bostoncream01.jpgjpg bostoncream01.jpg manage 66 K 29 Apr 2015 - 18:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
bostoncream08.JPGJPG bostoncream08.JPG manage 182 K 23 Nov 2020 - 22:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
bostoncream09.jpgjpg bostoncream09.jpg manage 153 K 21 Jul 2020 - 00:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
bostoncream1.JPGJPG bostoncream1.JPG manage 292 K 09 Apr 2016 - 14:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
bostoncream5.jpgjpg bostoncream5.jpg manage 104 K 26 Jan 2023 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
bostoncream50.JPGJPG bostoncream50.JPG manage 117 K 29 Nov 2023 - 15:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
bostoncream6.JPGJPG bostoncream6.JPG manage 174 K 26 Jan 2024 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
bostoncream7.JPGJPG bostoncream7.JPG manage 116 K 18 Dec 2023 - 03:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
bostoncream8.jpgjpg bostoncream8.jpg manage 85 K 04 Aug 2021 - 01:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
bostoncream9.jpgjpg bostoncream9.jpg manage 173 K 22 Jun 2021 - 22:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
iris Boston cream (2).JPGJPG iris Boston cream (2).JPG manage 318 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:03 EliseAMANN iris Boston cream fleur
iris Boston cream.JPGJPG iris Boston cream.JPG manage 383 K 22 Jan 2023 - 10:04 EliseAMANN iris Boston cream fleur
Topic revision: r29 - 26 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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