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■(TB) 'Emphasis'

1977, Keppel

'Emphasis' (Keith Keppel, R. 1976). Seedling 69-43E. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white ground heavily marked hyacinth blue (M&P 44-H-12); falls white, solid roslyn blue (44-I-12) edge; della robia blue (43-C-11) beard tipped yellow in throat. 'Odyssey' X 'Charmed Circle'. Keppel 1977. Honorable Mention 1978.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing EMPHASIS (Keppel). M, 36". Bold plicata: Nearly solid blue-purple standards, pure white falls with an emphatic broad margin to match the standards. Blue-toned beards. Large flowers, good branching. (Odyssey X Charmed Circle). #69-43E. $25.00. 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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-- RolandDejoux - 2009-12-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Emphasis01.JPGJPG Emphasis01.JPG manage 491 K 07 Apr 2017 - 13:36 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Glenn Corlew slide collection
EmphasisBJ.JPGJPG EmphasisBJ.JPG manage 74 K 08 Feb 2012 - 18:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Emphasis_Keppel_1977.JPGJPG Emphasis_Keppel_1977.JPG manage 66 K 30 Dec 2009 - 16:24 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
emphasis01.jpgjpg emphasis01.jpg manage 293 K 26 Nov 2017 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
emphasis02.jpgjpg emphasis02.jpg manage 218 K 29 Dec 2017 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
emphasis03.jpgjpg emphasis03.jpg manage 247 K 15 Nov 2020 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
emphasis8.JPGJPG emphasis8.JPG manage 188 K 28 Jun 2023 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
emphasis80.JPGJPG emphasis80.JPG manage 161 K 28 Jun 2023 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
emphasis9.JPGJPG emphasis9.JPG manage 186 K 03 Apr 2023 - 13:32 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1978 AIS San Jose Convention by Verna Laurin at the Keppel Garden
emphasis90.JPGJPG emphasis90.JPG manage 187 K 03 Apr 2023 - 13:33 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1978 AIS San Jose Convention by Verna Laurin at the Keppel Garden
Topic revision: r20 - 10 Oct 2023, davepote
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