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■(TB) 'Guardian Angel'

2005, Keppel

'Guardian Angel' (Keith Keppel, R. 2004). Seedling# 99-99A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards safrano pink (M&P 1-B-9); style arms orient pink (9-A-6); falls safrano pink (1-BC-9), pinkish white spot below beard; beards solid flamingo (2-I-11); slight fragrance. 'Happenstance' X seedling# 95-36A: (seedling# 92-102F, 'Kitty Kay' sibling, x 'Bubble Dancer'). Keppel 2005. Honorable Mention 2007, Award of Merit 2010.

Note: 'Guardian Angel' (Steve Moldovan, R. 1964) Seedling# 64-4. TB, 34" (86 cm), M S white, green midribs; F white, vivid pink beard, no markings. 'Arctic Flame' X 'One Desire'. Name transfered to Keith Keppel seedling 99-99A.

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From AIS Bulletin #336 January 2005 Introducing GUARDIAN ANGEL M 40". (Happenstance X Birthday Girl sib). Large, tall and quite pink, falls with small pinkish white spot. Big coral pink beards add to color effect. Ruffled, lightly laced. #99-99A. $45.00. 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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSCN0272.JPGJPG DSCN0272.JPG manage 69 K 13 Apr 2010 - 04:28 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Mid-America Garden.
DSCN1783.JPGJPG DSCN1783.JPG manage 67 K 30 Apr 2010 - 05:09 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
GUARDIANANGEL05.jpgjpg GUARDIANANGEL05.jpg manage 54 K 21 Apr 2014 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
GUARDIANANGEL1.JPGJPG GUARDIANANGEL1.JPG manage 133 K 23 Nov 2018 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
GUARDIENANGEL01.jpgjpg GUARDIENANGEL01.jpg manage 185 K 12 Jul 2017 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
GuardianAngel01.jpgjpg GuardianAngel01.jpg manage 27 K 29 Sep 2014 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
GuardianAngel09.jpgjpg GuardianAngel09.jpg manage 251 K 25 Sep 2021 - 01:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
GuardianAngel8.jpgjpg GuardianAngel8.jpg manage 57 K 17 Jul 2013 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
GuardianAngel_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg GuardianAngel_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 73 K 28 Jan 2012 - 09:29 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Guardian_Angel_KWW.JPGJPG Guardian_Angel_KWW.JPG manage 69 K 11 May 2015 - 15:24 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Guardian_Angel_Keppel_2005___HM07.jpgjpg Guardian_Angel_Keppel_2005___HM07.jpg manage 59 K 30 Dec 2009 - 18:30 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
guardian01.jpgjpg guardian01.jpg manage 49 K 05 Feb 2015 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
guardian010.JPGJPG guardian010.JPG manage 157 K 30 Jan 2024 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
guardian011.JPGJPG guardian011.JPG manage 140 K 30 Jan 2024 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
guardianangel01.jpgjpg guardianangel01.jpg manage 58 K 15 Nov 2014 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
guardianangel02.jpgjpg guardianangel02.jpg manage 39 K 08 May 2014 - 03:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
guardianangel03.JPGJPG guardianangel03.JPG manage 47 K 29 Nov 2014 - 23:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen at Paris,Ontario
guardianangel04.jpgjpg guardianangel04.jpg manage 640 K 01 Jan 2016 - 04:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
guardianangel05.jpgjpg guardianangel05.jpg manage 143 K 18 Mar 2017 - 15:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
guardianangel06.jpgjpg guardianangel06.jpg manage 421 K 26 Dec 2019 - 03:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
guardianangel07.jpgjpg guardianangel07.jpg manage 213 K 29 Nov 2020 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
guardianangel08.JPGJPG guardianangel08.JPG manage 269 K 29 Feb 2020 - 04:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
guardianangel09.JPGJPG guardianangel09.JPG manage 186 K 29 Feb 2020 - 04:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
guardianangel1.jpegjpeg guardianangel1.jpeg manage 87 K 25 Oct 2018 - 14:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
guardianangel2.JPGJPG guardianangel2.JPG manage 310 K 08 Nov 2020 - 03:56 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2006 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
guardianangel5.jpgjpg guardianangel5.jpg manage 61 K 16 Nov 2017 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
guardianangel6.jpgjpg guardianangel6.jpg manage 20 K 11 Mar 2013 - 20:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
guardianangel7.jpgjpg guardianangel7.jpg manage 55 K 12 Jul 2013 - 20:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
guardianangel8.JPGJPG guardianangel8.JPG manage 324 K 22 Jan 2019 - 22:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
guardianangel9.JPGJPG guardianangel9.JPG manage 55 K 22 Jul 2013 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
guardianangelSPI.jpgjpg guardianangelSPI.jpg manage 48 K 21 Mar 2010 - 15:27 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r45 - 30 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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