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■(TB) 'Foggy Dew'

1968, Keppel

'Foggy Dew' (Keith Keppel, R. 1968). Seedling# 64-37Q. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-W2VY. Standards pastel blended greyed cream (M&P 19-B-1) and lavender (43-B-2); falls white ground, wide soft violet border with darker plicata markings (42-H-8 to 46-L-8); white beard tipped yellow. 'Siva Siva' X 'Diplomacy'. Keppel 1969. High Commendation 1968; Honorable Mention 1970; Premio Firenze Award 1971.

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From AIS Bulletin #193 April 1969 Introducing FOGGY DEW. M. 38". SIVA SIVA X DIPLOMACY. A pastel blended bicolor plicata? The closed standards are pale, softly blended amber-cream and lavender. The flared and ruffled falls are white with a wide soft,·violet border, plus deeper violet plicata markings toward the haft. Lavender and light yellow style arms. Different, but subtle. HC 1968. $25.00. Keith Keppel.
FOGGY DEW (Keppel '69). One of Keith's new and different introductions. A pastel blended bicolor plicata. Pale amber-cream and lavender standards and white ground soft violet marked falls with yellow beard. Closed standards and ruffled flaring falls. Tall well-branched stalks provide excellent show specimens. From outstanding parents. [Sexton, Don (1972). Varietal Comments, American Iris Society Bulletin 204(January 1972), 25.]


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.

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Foggy-Dew03.jpgjpg Foggy-Dew03.jpg manage 123 K 16 Sep 2017 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
FoggyDew01.JPGJPG FoggyDew01.JPG manage 63 K 31 May 2015 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
foggydew02.jpgjpg foggydew02.jpg manage 145 K 28 Mar 2016 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
foggydew03.jpgjpg foggydew03.jpg manage 98 K 28 Mar 2016 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
foggydew3.jpgjpg foggydew3.jpg manage 56 K 23 Jan 2014 - 22:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
foggydew30.jpgjpg foggydew30.jpg manage 65 K 25 Jul 2022 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
foggydew5.jpgjpg foggydew5.jpg manage 100 K 27 Apr 2021 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r22 - 14 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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