■(TB) 'Boston Cream'
, 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 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
| 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.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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