, R. 1983). Seedling K83-3. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. . Standards wineberry (M&P 55-H-4) flushed roan (7-J-6) to kazak (7-L-9); dull brown beard. 'Velvet Flame'
x 'Post Time'
). Keppel 1984. Honorable Mention 1986.
| From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1984: DANGER (Gatty '84) M 35" (Velvet Flame X (Spartan x Post Time)) Red, of course! Blended garnet red with standards faintly overlaid golden tan toward t he base of the midribs. Beards qive a brownish effect. Nicely ruffled flowers are carried on well branched stalks. #K83-3 30.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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