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■(TB) 'Caramba'

1975, Keppel

'Caramba' ( Keith Keppel, R. 1972). Sdlg. 68-27C. TB, 32" (81 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards lemon yellow (M&P 10-K-3); Falls white, edged lemon with all-over plicata stippling varying from cyclamen purple (47-L-9 to 47-L-7) to carbuncle (8-L-7), java brown (8-K-9) at edge; dull yellow beard. ( 'Wild Ginger' x 'Siva Siva') X ((( 'Gene Wild' x 'Majorette') x 'Rococo') x 'Ballyhoo' sib). Keppel 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing CARAMBA (Keppel) EM, 32". (Wild Ginger x Siva Siva) X (Gene Wild x Majorette) x Rococo) x Ballyhoo sib). The most striking "variegata-plicata" we have ever seen. Delightfully different! Clear bright yellow standards, lightly touching. Flared falls of white with butterscotch margin, almost completely sanded with a plicata wash of cyclamen purple to maroon to java brown speckles. Nicely ruffled, with three branches plus terminal, 8-10 buds. HC '73. HC '74 (18 votes). EC '74 (best seedling in Sacramento show). 61 votes for Favorite Guest Iris at Roanoke, making it the top nonintroduced iris on the list. Due to the large number of advance reservations, early ordering is recommended. (#68-27C). $25.00. Keith Keppel.

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Caramba01.JPGJPG Caramba01.JPG manage 93 K 21 Nov 2014 - 23:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Caramba02.jpgjpg Caramba02.jpg manage 91 K 02 Jun 2014 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
Caramba03.jpgjpg Caramba03.jpg manage 131 K 27 Feb 2017 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Caramba07.JPGJPG Caramba07.JPG manage 89 K 21 Mar 2014 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Caramba08.JPGJPG Caramba08.JPG manage 80 K 21 Mar 2014 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
CarambaEI.jpgjpg CarambaEI.jpg manage 41 K 09 Dec 2012 - 23:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
CarambaNN.jpgjpg CarambaNN.jpg manage 26 K 06 Nov 2011 - 16:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Caramba_Keppel_1975.JPGJPG Caramba_Keppel_1975.JPG manage 74 K 24 Dec 2009 - 12:07 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
caramba.JPGJPG caramba.JPG manage 68 K 31 Jan 2011 - 17:12 IrisP  
caramba.jpgjpg caramba.jpg manage 64 K 11 Jan 2010 - 16:40 Main.avmoran  
caramba01.jpgjpg caramba01.jpg manage 87 K 04 Jun 2015 - 21:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
caramba02.jpgjpg caramba02.jpg manage 13 K 20 Aug 2015 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
caramba04.jpgjpg caramba04.jpg manage 46 K 26 Nov 2018 - 16:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
caramba06.jpgjpg caramba06.jpg manage 654 K 20 Dec 2019 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
caramba1.JPGJPG caramba1.JPG manage 918 K 11 Dec 2016 - 21:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
caramba2.JPGJPG caramba2.JPG manage 963 K 11 Dec 2016 - 21:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
caramba3.JPGJPG caramba3.JPG manage 1020 K 11 Dec 2016 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glenn Corlew
caramba6.JPGJPG caramba6.JPG manage 73 K 01 Dec 2013 - 15:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Lithuania
caramba7.JPGJPG caramba7.JPG manage 72 K 01 Dec 2013 - 16:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Lithuania
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