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■(TB) 'Color Capers'

2020, Keppel

'Color Capers' (Keith Keppel, R. 2019). Seedling 13-64A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards digitalis (M&P 45-E-8) base and center shading to buff (11-G-2) toward edge; style arms jonquil (9-J-5) with apricot cast, lavender lip; falls jonquil to mellow glow (10-I-6), faint blue-white patch below beard tip, fine digitalis veining and shading in throat; beards carnelian red (2-E-11). Seedling 09-68A: (seedling 04-28C: ('Nouveau Riche' x seedling 01-97G: (seedling 96-25A, 'Mysterious Ways' sibling, x 'Safari Sunset')) x seedling 05-140E, 'Overview' sibling) X 'Mood Ring'. Keppel 2020. Honorable Mention 2022

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Color Capers 21.jpgcolorcapers.JPGcolorcapers09.jpgColorCapers1.jpgcolorcapers5.JPGcolorcapers7.jpgcolorcapers70.jpgcolorcapers9.jpgcolorcapers90.JPG


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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
Color Capers 21.jpgjpg Color Capers 21.jpg manage 55 K 19 Apr 2022 - 12:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
ColorCapers1.jpgjpg ColorCapers1.jpg manage 147 K 07 Feb 2022 - 13:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
colorcapers.JPGJPG colorcapers.JPG manage 162 K 07 Dec 2019 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
colorcapers09.jpgjpg colorcapers09.jpg manage 190 K 27 Oct 2022 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
colorcapers5.JPGJPG colorcapers5.JPG manage 189 K 03 Aug 2022 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
colorcapers7.jpgjpg colorcapers7.jpg manage 167 K 20 Jan 2023 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
colorcapers70.jpgjpg colorcapers70.jpg manage 145 K 24 Jan 2023 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
colorcapers9.jpgjpg colorcapers9.jpg manage 78 K 16 Mar 2021 - 15:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
colorcapers90.JPGJPG colorcapers90.JPG manage 155 K 14 Mar 2022 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r14 - 24 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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