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■(TB) 'Crowned Heads'

1997, Keppel

'Crowned Heads' (Keith Keppel, R. 1996). Seedling# 90-67A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards wisteria violet (M&P 41-E-8/9), slightly deeper (41-HI-10) base; style arms light blue (41-A-5/6); falls light blue (33-A-5) shaded deeper (41-B-8) in heart, aging silvery blue white; beards blue (33-A-7), goldenrod (10-L-5) in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'In Reverse' X 'Honky Tonk Blues'. Keppel 1997. Honorable Mention 1999; Award of Merit 2001; Wister Medal 2003; American Dykes Medal 2004.

See below:
George Bacon - Breezeway Iris GardenCrowned Heads by Mike UnserPhoto By Leon Elliott: My GardenPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,OntarioPhoto by Breezeway Iris Gardenby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest FrancePhoto by John BruceTaken in my garden in zone 5b on May 21, 2010Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Kent PfeifferPhoto by Iris City GardensPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardenPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Damon GardensPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Rainbow Iris FarmPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Lakeside Iris GardensPhoto by Pat CanterPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by His Iris GardenPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Iriseraie de Gombault photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCEPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by His Iris GardenPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Darius Gusas-LithuaniaPhoto by Viacheslav Rudniew UkrPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Barry BlythPhoto by Thomas Johnson-Mid-America GardenCrowned Heads by Marilyn CampbellPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-Francetaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NebraskaPhoto by Argyle AcresTaken in my garden in zone 5b on May 21, 2010Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew UkrPhoto by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at SchreinerPhoto by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at SchreinerPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References:

From AIS Bulletin #305 April 1997 Introducing CROWNED HEADS (Keppel) TB, M 38" (In Reverse X Honky Tonk Blues) Deep violet and milky light blue reverse neglecta. Sharp color demarcation. EC 1996. #90-67A. $45.00. Keith Keppel.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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CROWNEDHEADS06.jpgjpg CROWNEDHEADS06.jpg manage 53 K 19 Apr 2014 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
CROWNEDHEADS6.JPGJPG CROWNEDHEADS6.JPG manage 678 K 22 Apr 2018 - 20:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Thomas Johnson-Mid-America Garden
Crowned Heads TB Keith Keppel 1997.jpgjpg Crowned Heads TB Keith Keppel 1997.jpg manage 554 K 25 Mar 2021 - 20:19 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
CrownedHeads.JPGJPG CrownedHeads.JPG manage 50 K 01 Mar 2010 - 05:18 KentPfeiffer Photo by Kent Pfeiffer
CrownedHeads01.jpgjpg CrownedHeads01.jpg manage 62 K 10 Oct 2014 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
CrownedHeads02.JPGJPG CrownedHeads02.JPG manage 67 K 31 May 2015 - 00:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
CrownedHeads2014-1.jpgjpg CrownedHeads2014-1.jpg manage 37 K 28 Jan 2017 - 14:10 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
CrownedHeads25.JPGJPG CrownedHeads25.JPG manage 44 K 21 Feb 2014 - 21:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
CrownedHeads26.JPGJPG CrownedHeads26.JPG manage 45 K 21 Feb 2014 - 21:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
CrownedHeads2VR.jpgjpg CrownedHeads2VR.jpg manage 51 K 29 Apr 2013 - 14:45 BetsyHiggins Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
CrownedHeads4.jpgjpg CrownedHeads4.jpg manage 48 K 15 Dec 2013 - 15:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
CrownedHeads6150.jpgjpg CrownedHeads6150.jpg manage 74 K 11 Jan 2010 - 18:58 Main.mshadow Crowned Heads by Marilyn Campbell
CrownedHeadsAA.jpgjpg CrownedHeadsAA.jpg manage 22 K 15 Feb 2011 - 00:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
CrownedHeadsVR.jpgjpg CrownedHeadsVR.jpg manage 44 K 29 Apr 2013 - 14:46 BetsyHiggins Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
CrownedHeads_Large.JPGJPG CrownedHeads_Large.JPG manage 72 K 06 Jun 2010 - 03:01 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
CrownedHeads_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg CrownedHeads_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 26 Jan 2012 - 23:13 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
CrownedHeadssidekp.JPGJPG CrownedHeadssidekp.JPG manage 53 K 20 Apr 2011 - 21:04 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 21, 2010
Crowned_Heads_Keppel_96___DM2004.JPGJPG Crowned_Heads_Keppel_96___DM2004.JPG manage 60 K 14 Jan 2010 - 18:38 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Crowned_Heads_w.jpgjpg Crowned_Heads_w.jpg manage 40 K 30 Dec 2009 - 23:02 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Crowned_Headskp.JPGJPG Crowned_Headskp.JPG manage 60 K 02 Feb 2011 - 15:53 KentPfeiffer Taken in my garden in zone 5b on May 21, 2010
DCrownedHeads.JPGJPG DCrownedHeads.JPG manage 70 K 29 May 2011 - 04:43 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
DSCN3105.JPGJPG DSCN3105.JPG manage 70 K 29 May 2011 - 04:45 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
P1370445-X2_crowned_heads.jpgjpg P1370445-X2_crowned_heads.jpg manage 208 K 17 Feb 2016 - 11:06 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
crowned-heads-mu.jpgjpg crowned-heads-mu.jpg manage 38 K 11 Jul 2010 - 02:04 Main.mikeu Crowned Heads by Mike Unser
crowned01.JPGJPG crowned01.JPG manage 74 K 11 Mar 2015 - 19:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
crowned02.jpgjpg crowned02.jpg manage 88 K 03 May 2015 - 20:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
crownedheada06.JPGJPG crownedheada06.JPG manage 66 K 27 Dec 2014 - 14:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
crownedheads01.jpgjpg crownedheads01.jpg manage 58 K 21 Aug 2014 - 13:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
crownedheads02.jpgjpg crownedheads02.jpg manage 46 K 29 Aug 2014 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
crownedheads03.jpgjpg crownedheads03.jpg manage 49 K 21 Jul 2014 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
crownedheads04.jpgjpg crownedheads04.jpg manage 65 K 11 Jul 2013 - 01:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
crownedheads05.jpgjpg crownedheads05.jpg manage 31 K 24 Jul 2014 - 20:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
crownedheads06.jpgjpg crownedheads06.jpg manage 11 K 20 Aug 2015 - 20:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
crownedheads07.JPGJPG crownedheads07.JPG manage 85 K 23 Aug 2015 - 15:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
crownedheads08.jpgjpg crownedheads08.jpg manage 76 K 25 Aug 2015 - 15:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Lakeside Iris Gardens
crownedheads09.JPGJPG crownedheads09.JPG manage 59 K 25 Sep 2015 - 20:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
crownedheads15.jpgjpg crownedheads15.jpg manage 44 K 31 Mar 2013 - 20:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
crownedheads18.jpgjpg crownedheads18.jpg manage 54 K 11 May 2013 - 22:28 TerryLaurin Photo by His Iris Garden
crownedheads2.jpgjpg crownedheads2.jpg manage 1 MB 24 Dec 2015 - 14:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
crownedheads21.jpgjpg crownedheads21.jpg manage 63 K 06 Nov 2013 - 19:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
crownedheads22.jpgjpg crownedheads22.jpg manage 43 K 29 Jan 2011 - 21:54 BetsyHiggins Photo by His Iris Garden
crownedheads23.JPGJPG crownedheads23.JPG manage 60 K 28 Jan 2014 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
crownedheads24.JPGJPG crownedheads24.JPG manage 54 K 28 Jan 2014 - 15:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
crownedheads3.JPGJPG crownedheads3.JPG manage 164 K 18 Mar 2017 - 02:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
crownedheads4.jpgjpg crownedheads4.jpg manage 115 K 18 Mar 2017 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
crownedheads8.JPGJPG crownedheads8.JPG manage 231 K 16 Mar 2020 - 21:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
crownedheads9.JPGJPG crownedheads9.JPG manage 105 K 28 Feb 2020 - 16:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r66 - 02 Jun 2022, TerryLaurin
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