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■(TB) 'Idle Rich'

2016, Keppel

'Idle Rich' (Keith Keppel, R. 2015). Seedling# 10-99D. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards near chartreuse yellow (M&P 10/11-G-1), center greyed aster-violet (45-E-7 to 45-F-8); style arms reed yellow (10-J-1/2), lavender lip; falls reed yellow, small paler spot at end of beard; beards cadmium yellow (9-L-8). Seedling# 07-96B: ('Secret Rites' x 'House Arrest') X seedling# 06-35C: (Blyth seedling# O139-B: ('Wintry Sky' x seedling# L185-1, 'Mango Daiquiri' sibling) x Blyth seedling# N37-A: ('Romancer x 'Opposing Forces')). Keppel 2016. Honorable Mention 2018; Award of Merit 2021.

2016 Keppel Catalog

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From Keith Keppel catalog 2016 Introducing IDLE RICH M 36" ((Secret Rites x House Arrest) X (Blyth 0139-B: (Wintry Sky x Mango Daiquiri sib) x Blyth N37-A: (Romancer x Opposing Forces))). Decked out in style and making an effort-free display, this floriferous reverse bicolor flaunts olive to chartreuse yellow standards centered with aster violet over reed yellow falls with a small paler spot at the end of each cadmium yellow beard. Easy come, easy grow. #10-990. $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
IDLE_RICH.JPGJPG IDLE_RICH.JPG manage 267 K 10 Feb 2016 - 02:57 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
IdleRich9.jpgjpg IdleRich9.jpg manage 165 K 08 Feb 2022 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
idlerich01.jpgjpg idlerich01.jpg manage 125 K 12 Apr 2017 - 01:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
idlerich02.jpgjpg idlerich02.jpg manage 194 K 26 Feb 2018 - 12:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins
idlerich06.jpgjpg idlerich06.jpg manage 181 K 22 Jul 2020 - 18:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
idlerich07.jpgjpg idlerich07.jpg manage 147 K 14 May 2020 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
idlerich08.jpgjpg idlerich08.jpg manage 192 K 10 May 2020 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
idlerich09.jpgjpg idlerich09.jpg manage 176 K 09 May 2020 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
idlerich1.JPGJPG idlerich1.JPG manage 180 K 06 Jun 2018 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
idlerich2.jpgjpg idlerich2.jpg manage 147 K 23 Jan 2023 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
idlerich20.jpgjpg idlerich20.jpg manage 129 K 02 Feb 2023 - 15:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
idlerich3.jpgjpg idlerich3.jpg manage 250 K 20 Jul 2022 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
idlerich30.jpgjpg idlerich30.jpg manage 329 K 20 Jul 2022 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
idlerich5.jpgjpg idlerich5.jpg manage 154 K 06 Aug 2021 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
idlerich6.jpgjpg idlerich6.jpg manage 499 K 27 Dec 2019 - 19:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
idlerich7.JPGJPG idlerich7.JPG manage 254 K 04 Dec 2020 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
idlerich8.JPGJPG idlerich8.JPG manage 279 K 04 Dec 2020 - 03:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
idlerich9.jpgjpg idlerich9.jpg manage 117 K 24 Jun 2021 - 01:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
idlerichK01.jpgjpg idlerichK01.jpg manage 128 K 11 Jan 2016 - 13:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Iris
idlerichk02.jpgjpg idlerichk02.jpg manage 80 K 22 Jan 2019 - 23:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r31 - 02 Feb 2023, TLaurin
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