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■(TB) 'Faraway Places'

1988, Keppel

'Faraway Places' (Keith Keppel, R. 1986). Seedling# 79-26B. TB, 35" (89 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards blended corinth purple (M&P 46-J-2) to cedar (7-H-7); falls near cedar (7-H-8), washed cinnamon (12-7-E) on upper half; terra cotta (4-D-12) beard; slight sweet musky fragrance. 'Mulled Wine' X seedling# 76-16E, 'Orangerie' sibling. Keppel 1988. Honorable Mention 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing FARAWAY PLACES (Keppel) EM 35" (Mulled Wine X Orangerie sib). Exotic blend of corinth purple, cedar and cinnamon with terra cotta beards. See centerfold picture. $35.00.


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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faraway01.jpgjpg faraway01.jpg manage 52 K 23 Jun 2015 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
farawayplaces01.jpgjpg farawayplaces01.jpg manage 174 K 26 Nov 2017 - 13:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
farawayplaces02.jpgjpg farawayplaces02.jpg manage 212 K 01 Jan 2018 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
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farawayplaces04.JPGJPG farawayplaces04.JPG manage 349 K 01 Dec 2020 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
farawayplaces5.jpgjpg farawayplaces5.jpg manage 88 K 23 Mar 2023 - 20:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
farawayplaces8.JPGJPG farawayplaces8.JPG manage 354 K 28 Jan 2021 - 22:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
farawayplaces9.JPGJPG farawayplaces9.JPG manage 344 K 05 Jan 2021 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r24 - 23 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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