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■(TB) 'Covert Caper'

2023, Keppel

'Covert Caper' (Keith Keppel, R. 2022) Seedling 14-46D, TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom.Standards warm white (M&P 9-AB-1), shading to pale blue (M&P 41-AB-5) near edge, pale blue midrib, ¹⁄₁₆˝ putty (M&P 11-B-2) edge; style arms crest striated pinard yellow (M&P 9-J-2) and veronica violet (M&P 43-GH-9); falls warm white, black-purple (M&P 48-J-12) ³⁄₈˝ solid edge and haft marking, fine elderberry (M&P 45-J-12) speckles on inner edge; beards spanish gold (M&P 10-L-7). 'High Desert' X seedling 11-78A: (seedling 09-90B: ('Reckless Abandon' x seedling 07-176B, 'Hold the Line' pollen parent) x seedling 09-85F, 'Mixed Signals' sibling).

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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covertcaper8.JPGJPG covertcaper8.JPG manage 171 K 04 Dec 2023 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
covertcaper90.JPGJPG covertcaper90.JPG manage 198 K 28 Nov 2022 - 15:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r8 - 04 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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