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■(TB) 'Cheating Heart'

1994, Keppel

'Cheating Heart' (Keith Keppel, R. 1993). Seedling# 87-21P. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards honeydew (M&P 9-B-8) blended capucine buff (9-E-5) at edge; falls capucine buff, hafts plicata-webbed slate purple (46-I-6); beards golden poppy (9-L-12) to toboggan (1-B-12); ruffled. Seedling# 82-32A, 'Rosarita' sibling X 'Daredevil'. Keppel 1994. Honorable Mention 1996; Favorite Guest Iris 1996; Award of Merit 1998.

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From AIS Bulletin #292 January 1994 Introducing CHEATING HEART (Keppel) TB EM 35" (Rosarita sib X Daredevil). Ruffled melon-pink with flame orange beards flanked by a fine plicata webbing of slate purple. Good branching and bud count. #87-21P. $35.00. 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Cheating-HeartCT.jpgjpg Cheating-HeartCT.jpg manage 40 K 27 Oct 2011 - 23:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
CheatingHeart01.JPGJPG CheatingHeart01.JPG manage 52 K 10 Dec 2014 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CheatingHeart01.jpgjpg CheatingHeart01.jpg manage 38 K 03 Nov 2014 - 20:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
CheatingHeart02.JPGJPG CheatingHeart02.JPG manage 73 K 13 Aug 2021 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CheatingHeart03.jpgjpg CheatingHeart03.jpg manage 134 K 27 Feb 2017 - 20:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
CheatingHeart1.jpgjpg CheatingHeart1.jpg manage 598 K 31 May 2017 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CheatingHeart12BHI.jpgjpg CheatingHeart12BHI.jpg manage 84 K 15 Apr 2012 - 18:08 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
CheatingHeart2.jpgjpg CheatingHeart2.jpg manage 562 K 31 May 2017 - 03:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CheatingHeartSI.JPGJPG CheatingHeartSI.JPG manage 256 K 08 Apr 2019 - 11:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
Cheating_Heart.jpgjpg Cheating_Heart.jpg manage 44 K 30 Dec 2009 - 04:10 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Cheating_Heart__KR.jpgjpg Cheating_Heart__KR.jpg manage 50 K 03 Feb 2010 - 07:31 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
IMG_8955-X2_cheating_heart.jpgjpg IMG_8955-X2_cheating_heart.jpg manage 266 K 21 Feb 2016 - 03:35 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
cheating02.jpgjpg cheating02.jpg manage 73 K 19 Jun 2015 - 18:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
cheating03.jpgjpg cheating03.jpg manage 74 K 19 Jun 2015 - 18:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
cheatingheart01.jpgjpg cheatingheart01.jpg manage 56 K 13 Nov 2014 - 19:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
cheatingheart02.jpgjpg cheatingheart02.jpg manage 66 K 23 Aug 2015 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
cheatingheart03.JPGJPG cheatingheart03.JPG manage 99 K 26 Jun 2014 - 17:30 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
cheatingheart05.jpgjpg cheatingheart05.jpg manage 96 K 25 Aug 2015 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lakeside Iris Gardens
cheatingheart2.jpgjpg cheatingheart2.jpg manage 171 K 11 Feb 2020 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
cheatingheart3.jpgjpg cheatingheart3.jpg manage 175 K 28 Dec 2017 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
cheatingheart4.jpgjpg cheatingheart4.jpg manage 240 K 24 Nov 2017 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
cheatingheart5.jpgjpg cheatingheart5.jpg manage 48 K 30 Mar 2013 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
cheatingheart6.jpgjpg cheatingheart6.jpg manage 38 K 26 Nov 2018 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
cheatingheart7.jpgjpg cheatingheart7.jpg manage 79 K 11 Jul 2021 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Topic revision: r39 - 10 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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