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■(TB) 'Broken Dreams'

1997, Keppel

'Broken Dreams' (Keith Keppel, R. 1997). Seedling# 92-97E. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards opera pink (M&P 1-B-8); style arms peach (9-A-5); falls peach, yellower (9-C-3) haft overlay, small paler area; beards indian orange (1-E-12), paler at end; irregular white color breaking in petals, style arms and beards; heavily ruffled, faintly laced. Seedling# 89-29A: ('Social Event' x 'Femme Fatale') X seedling# 90-113A: ('Social Event' x 'Bubble Up'). Keppel 1998. Honorable Mention 2000.

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From AIS Bulletin #308 January 1998 Introducing BROKEN DREAMS (Keppel) TB, M 34" ((Social Event x Femme Fatale) X (Social Event x Bubble Up)). Ruffled peach pink, random white segments in petals, sometimes even beards. Subtle, not a shrieker-streaker. #92-97E. $40.00. 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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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BROKENDREAMS9.jpgjpg BROKENDREAMS9.jpg manage 215 K 30 Mar 2021 - 11:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
BrokenDreams-2014-2.jpgjpg BrokenDreams-2014-2.jpg manage 35 K 22 Dec 2015 - 10:38 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
BrokenDreams-2014-6.JPGJPG BrokenDreams-2014-6.JPG manage 29 K 22 Dec 2015 - 10:37 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
BrokenDreams-2015-2.JPGJPG BrokenDreams-2015-2.JPG manage 32 K 22 Dec 2015 - 10:37 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
BrokenDreams-2015-3.JPGJPG BrokenDreams-2015-3.JPG manage 41 K 22 Dec 2015 - 10:37 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
BrokenDreams01.jpgjpg BrokenDreams01.jpg manage 64 K 19 Sep 2015 - 18:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
BrokenDreams03.jpgjpg BrokenDreams03.jpg manage 92 K 31 May 2017 - 01:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
BrokenDreams04.JPGJPG BrokenDreams04.JPG manage 66 K 15 Jun 2017 - 21:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
BrokenDreams05.jpgjpg BrokenDreams05.jpg manage 70 K 27 Sep 2019 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
BrokenDreams10.jpgjpg BrokenDreams10.jpg manage 63 K 19 Dec 2013 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
BrokenDreams11.jpgjpg BrokenDreams11.jpg manage 48 K 03 Feb 2014 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
BrokenDreams141108_copy.jpgjpg BrokenDreams141108_copy.jpg manage 31 K 19 Nov 2010 - 10:37 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
BrokenDreams8.jpgjpg BrokenDreams8.jpg manage 45 K 27 Nov 2013 - 03:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
BrokenDreams9.jpgjpg BrokenDreams9.jpg manage 167 K 23 Sep 2021 - 00:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
BrokenDreamsBJ.jpgjpg BrokenDreamsBJ.jpg manage 65 K 30 Jan 2012 - 23:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Broken_DreamsCT.jpgjpg Broken_DreamsCT.jpg manage 65 K 27 Oct 2011 - 19:46 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Broken_Dreams_KR.jpgjpg Broken_Dreams_KR.jpg manage 50 K 03 Feb 2010 - 07:29 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
brokendreams01.jpgjpg brokendreams01.jpg manage 117 K 18 Apr 2020 - 19:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
brokendreams09.JPGJPG brokendreams09.JPG manage 248 K 06 Nov 2020 - 16:42 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1998 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
brokendreams4.jpgjpg brokendreams4.jpg manage 18 K 01 Mar 2013 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
brokendreams5.jpgjpg brokendreams5.jpg manage 162 K 28 Dec 2017 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
brokendreams6.jpgjpg brokendreams6.jpg manage 42 K 30 Mar 2013 - 01:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
brokendreams7.jpgjpg brokendreams7.jpg manage 72 K 06 Nov 2013 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
brokendreams9.jpgjpg brokendreams9.jpg manage 118 K 21 Jan 2023 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
brokendreams90.JPGJPG brokendreams90.JPG manage 113 K 19 Dec 2023 - 15:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r44 - 19 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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