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■(TB) 'Fancy Woman'

1995, Keppel

'Fancy Woman' (Keith Keppel, R. 1994). Seedling# 87-65A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Very early to early midseason bloom. Standards french lilac (M&P 44-H-7) blended light lilac grey (42-B-2) edge and base; falls blended and washed roman purple (44-K-10) to french lilac, paler veining and narrow edge, white area beside beard; beards mikado orange (2-B-12), base white; sweet fragrance. Seedling# 84-15C: ((((seedling# 68-39F: (seedling# 66-35C: (('Irma Melrose' x ''Tea Apron') x ('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody') x seedling# 68-39D) x seedling# 74-52A: (('Joy Ride' x 'Roundup') x 'April Melody' x (seedling# 66-35B x 'April Melody')))) x ('Mistress' x seedling# 75-98B, 'Peccadillo' sibling)) x (seedling# 77-111Q, 'Gigolo' sibling, x seedling# 78-70A, 'Rosy Cloud' sibling)) X seedling# 85-15C: ((seedling# 74-35D, 'Mistress' sibling, x 'Goddess') x ('Goddess' x (seedling# 74-35C x seedling# 74-52A))). Keppel 1995. Honorable Mention 1997; Favorite Guest 1997; Walther Cup 1997; Award of Merit 1999; Wister Medal 2001.

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From AIS Bulletin #296 January 1995 Introducing FANCY WOMAN (Keppel) VE-M 38" (84-15C, sib to Spirit World's parents, X inv. Mistress sibs, Goddess, Joy Ride, Roundup, April Melody, Irma Melrose, Tea Apron, Full Circle, Rococo). Tangerine orange beards on this heavily ruffled french lilac luminata, delicately shot and edged buff grey. Good grower. #87-65A. $40.00. Keith Keppel.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-01
  • Luminatas wonderful - you can see from the number of crosses breeders real job - a big congratulations! -- RobertPiatek - 27 Dec 2010
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
FANCY WOMAN6.JPGJPG FANCY WOMAN6.JPG manage 183 K 05 Dec 2019 - 16:50 UnknownUser Photo by Debbie Carpenter of.Iris-Splendor-Australia
Fancy-WomanNN.jpgjpg Fancy-WomanNN.jpg manage 32 K 06 Nov 2011 - 22:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
FancyWoman01.jpgjpg FancyWoman01.jpg manage 47 K 25 Sep 2014 - 16:57 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
FancyWoman02.jpgjpg FancyWoman02.jpg manage 94 K 25 Mar 2014 - 11:29 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
FancyWoman03.jpgjpg FancyWoman03.jpg manage 169 K 27 Feb 2017 - 23:14 UnknownUser Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
FancyWoman04.jpgjpg FancyWoman04.jpg manage 270 K 10 Apr 2017 - 19:38 UnknownUser Photo by Damon Gardens
FancyWoman05.jpgjpg FancyWoman05.jpg manage 85 K 29 May 2014 - 21:51 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
FancyWoman211005.jpgjpg FancyWoman211005.jpg manage 26 K 14 Nov 2010 - 05:08 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
FancyWoman9.jpgjpg FancyWoman9.jpg manage 302 K 24 Sep 2021 - 22:22 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Fancy_Woman.JPGJPG Fancy_Woman.JPG manage 33 K 02 Sep 2010 - 03:57 Main.rshadlow  
Fancy_Woman.jpgjpg Fancy_Woman.jpg manage 38 K 01 Jan 2010 - 00:26 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
Fancy_Woman_KR.jpgjpg Fancy_Woman_KR.jpg manage 59 K 03 Feb 2010 - 07:40 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
fancy01.jpgjpg fancy01.jpg manage 60 K 23 Jun 2015 - 20:33 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
fancy_woman_66.jpgjpg fancy_woman_66.jpg manage 73 K 30 Nov 2010 - 02:07 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
fancywoman01.jpgjpg fancywoman01.jpg manage 69 K 14 Nov 2014 - 19:52 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
fancywoman02.jpgjpg fancywoman02.jpg manage 376 K 04 Feb 2017 - 04:20 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
fancywoman03.JPGJPG fancywoman03.JPG manage 78 K 11 May 2014 - 01:42 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
fancywoman04.jpgjpg fancywoman04.jpg manage 78 K 11 Jul 2013 - 21:15 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
fancywoman05.JPGJPG fancywoman05.JPG manage 708 K 11 May 2018 - 21:13 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
fancywoman06.JPGJPG fancywoman06.JPG manage 655 K 11 May 2018 - 21:15 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
fancywoman07.jpgjpg fancywoman07.jpg manage 77 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:41 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
fancywoman08.jpgjpg fancywoman08.jpg manage 73 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:42 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
fancywoman09.jpgjpg fancywoman09.jpg manage 80 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:43 UnknownUser Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
fancywoman10.jpgjpg fancywoman10.jpg manage 37 K 01 Apr 2013 - 19:37 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
fancywoman12.jpgjpg fancywoman12.jpg manage 69 K 08 Nov 2013 - 22:26 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
fancywoman3.jpgjpg fancywoman3.jpg manage 222 K 22 Dec 2017 - 22:40 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
fancywoman4.jpgjpg fancywoman4.jpg manage 214 K 26 Nov 2017 - 13:45 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
fancywoman40.JPGJPG fancywoman40.JPG manage 270 K 26 Apr 2023 - 14:17 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
fancywoman5.jpgjpg fancywoman5.jpg manage 217 K 04 Oct 2017 - 19:57 UnknownUser Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
fancywoman6.jpgjpg fancywoman6.jpg manage 35 K 07 Aug 2017 - 01:43 UnknownUser Photo by Iriswarehouse
fancywoman7.JPGJPG fancywoman7.JPG manage 40 K 10 Jul 2011 - 05:36 Main.tasmania7  
fancywoman9.jpgjpg fancywoman9.jpg manage 192 K 23 Mar 2023 - 20:28 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
fancywomanSPI.jpgjpg fancywomanSPI.jpg manage 64 K 20 Mar 2010 - 16:09 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
fancywomen8.jpgjpg fancywomen8.jpg manage 29 K 21 Mar 2013 - 16:30 UnknownUser Photo by Chapman Iris
Topic revision: r50 - 27 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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