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■(TB) 'Foreign Agent'

2016, Keppel

'Foreign Agent' - (Keith Keppel, R. 2016). Seedling# 06-77D. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late bloom. Standards reed yellow (M&P 10-I-1/2) to ivory (10-B-1/2), touched lavender at base and stronger inside midrib; style arms reed yellow, midrib violet-blue; falls washed and striated roslyn blue (44-I-12) and lobelia blue (42-J-12), ¹⁄₈˝ putty (11-B-2) edge, hafts overlaid walnut (12-E-6) with victoria violet (46-J-9) and white netting; beards bronze yellow (11-6-8), hairs based light blue. 'Silk Road' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2016. Honorable Mention 2018;

2016 Keppel catalog

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From Keith Keppel catalog 2016 FOREIGN AGENT L 38" (Silk Road X Roaring Twenties) Sib to Espionage, of course, with pattern somewhat similar. Smoked cream standards, strongly flared and ruffled falls of warm grey with irregular rosy violet wash veined paler. Hafts carry a tan rose flush, blue-tipped yellow beards. Like Espionage, throwing seedlings of quality. #06-770. $50.00.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Foreign_Agent_.JPGJPG Foreign_Agent_.JPG manage 70 K 10 Feb 2016 - 03:02 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
foeignagenr1.jpgjpg foeignagenr1.jpg manage 149 K 02 Jul 2019 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
foeignagent1.jpgjpg foeignagent1.jpg manage 156 K 02 Jul 2019 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
foreignagent01.jpgjpg foreignagent01.jpg manage 558 K 24 Dec 2019 - 21:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
foreignagent9.jpgjpg foreignagent9.jpg manage 229 K 15 Jan 2023 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Keith Keppel Iris Garden
foreignagentK01.jpgjpg foreignagentK01.jpg manage 122 K 11 Jan 2016 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel-Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r17 - 15 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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