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■(TB) 'Gambling Man'

2014, Keppel

'Gambling Man' (Keith Keppel, R. 2013). Seedling # 06-77A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards chrome lemon (M&P 9-K-2); style arms same, lavender midrib and lip; falls lobelia (42-J-12) to columbine (42-G-10), 1/16" pineapple (11-IJ-2) blended edge, inconspicuous hafts blended absinthe yellow (12-J-2) and liver brown (7-H-9); beards mustard chrome in throat and middle, mustard-yellow end with hair base of lavender-white. 'Silk Road' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2014. Honorable Mention 2016, Award of Merit 2018.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2014: GAMBLING MAN M 38" (Silk Road X Roaring Twenties) Sharp contrast between waved and ruffled medium yellow standards and lobelia to columbine blue semi-flared falls. Fall edges pale to show 1/16" blended chartreuse beige; beards predominantly tan yellow. Sturdy well-branched stalks, easy growth, good color contrast. This one is a sure bet! #06-77A. $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
GAMBLINGMAN01.jpgjpg GAMBLINGMAN01.jpg manage 69 K 28 Aug 2014 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
GAMBLINGMAN02.jpgjpg GAMBLINGMAN02.jpg manage 436 K 12 Dec 2016 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
GamblingMan1.jpgjpg GamblingMan1.jpg manage 34 K 13 Sep 2018 - 18:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
GamblingMan9.jpgjpg GamblingMan9.jpg manage 174 K 29 Apr 2021 - 21:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Gambling_Man.jpgjpg Gambling_Man.jpg manage 148 K 13 Aug 2014 - 15:03 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Gambling_Man_KWW.jpgjpg Gambling_Man_KWW.jpg manage 51 K 23 Jan 2017 - 02:47 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
gamblingman01.jpgjpg gamblingman01.jpg manage 85 K 28 Apr 2015 - 22:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
gamblingman02.JPGJPG gamblingman02.JPG manage 82 K 09 Jul 2015 - 01:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS Convention
gamblingman03.jpgjpg gamblingman03.jpg manage 71 K 27 Jul 2015 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
gamblingman04.jpgjpg gamblingman04.jpg manage 79 K 28 Jul 2015 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
gamblingman05.jpgjpg gamblingman05.jpg manage 98 K 03 Aug 2015 - 00:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
gamblingman09.jpgjpg gamblingman09.jpg manage 231 K 23 Jun 2021 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
gamblingman1.jpgjpg gamblingman1.jpg manage 53 K 31 Mar 2016 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
gamblingman2.jpgjpg gamblingman2.jpg manage 142 K 03 May 2016 - 18:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
gamblingman4.jpgjpg gamblingman4.jpg manage 134 K 19 Jan 2023 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
gamblingman5.jpgjpg gamblingman5.jpg manage 93 K 22 Jan 2019 - 22:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
gamblingman8.jpgjpg gamblingman8.jpg manage 253 K 05 Aug 2021 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
gamblingman9.jpgjpg gamblingman9.jpg manage 116 K 24 Feb 2021 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
Topic revision: r33 - 19 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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