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■(TB) 'Last Laugh'

2000, Shoop

'Last Laugh' (George Shoop, deceased, by Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling# 92-28-2. TB, 42" (107 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards blue white (M&P 41-A-1/2); style arms white, crests shaded pale blue (42-A-4); falls wood violet (42-K-10), narrow lavender blue (42-F-8) washed edge, 1-3/4" circular white (42-A-1) blaze with inconspicuous greenish tan texture veining; beards mikado orange (2-B-12), slight white base; ruffled. Seedling# 87-37A X 'Parisian Flight'. Keppel 2000. Honorable Mention 2002; Award of Merit 2004.

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Photo by NolaG Keller Zone 6 May 13Photo by John BruceLast LaughLast Laugh flPhoto by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-ItalyPhoto by Glanavon Iris Patch-New ZealandPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Pat CanterPhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Pat CanterPhoto by Pat CanterPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aPhoto by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National ConventionPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Betty JacobsPhoto by The Iris Fan


From AIS Bulletin #316 January 2000 Introducing LAST LAUGH (Shoop) TB, ML 42" ((Hawaiian Queen sib x Hula Hoop) X Parisian Flight). Striking bicolor: white standards and circular blaze in blue violet falls; beards red orange. #92-28-2. $40.00. 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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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LASTLAUGH01.jpgjpg LASTLAUGH01.jpg manage 40 K 15 Aug 2014 - 19:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
Last-LaughNN.jpgjpg Last-LaughNN.jpg manage 30 K 08 Nov 2011 - 19:42 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
LastLaugh01.JPGJPG LastLaugh01.JPG manage 51 K 31 May 2015 - 18:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
LastLaughJPG.JPGJPG LastLaughJPG.JPG manage 68 K 09 Apr 2010 - 02:57 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
Last_Laugh-4.jpgjpg Last_Laugh-4.jpg manage 69 K 16 Jan 2010 - 22:04 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 May 13
Last_Laugh.jpgjpg Last_Laugh.jpg manage 31 K 04 Jan 2010 - 22:03 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Last_Laugh_379.jpgjpg Last_Laugh_379.jpg manage 32 K 10 Mar 2012 - 07:34 Last Laugh
Last_Laugh_fl.jpgjpg Last_Laugh_fl.jpg manage 66 K 20 Mar 2011 - 19:24 IrisP  
Lastlaugh02.jpgjpg Lastlaugh02.jpg manage 47 K 16 Jun 2017 - 00:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
lastlaugh01.jpgjpg lastlaugh01.jpg manage 54 K 04 Aug 2015 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
lastlaugh02.JPGJPG lastlaugh02.JPG manage 104 K 25 Sep 2015 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
lastlaugh02.jpgjpg lastlaugh02.jpg manage 94 K 10 Jun 2017 - 20:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
lastlaugh03.JPGJPG lastlaugh03.JPG manage 69 K 26 Sep 2015 - 16:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
lastlaugh04.JPGJPG lastlaugh04.JPG manage 70 K 05 Oct 2015 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
lastlaugh05.jpgjpg lastlaugh05.jpg manage 156 K 18 Mar 2017 - 21:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
lastlaugh08SPI.jpgjpg lastlaugh08SPI.jpg manage 72 K 24 Mar 2010 - 02:53 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
lastlaugh09.JPGJPG lastlaugh09.JPG manage 271 K 06 Dec 2020 - 03:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
lastlaugh11.jpgjpg lastlaugh11.jpg manage 70 K 16 Jul 2013 - 17:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
lastlaugh12.jpgjpg lastlaugh12.jpg manage 59 K 11 Nov 2013 - 20:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
lastlaugh4.jpgjpg lastlaugh4.jpg manage 60 K 17 Nov 2017 - 13:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
lastlaugh5.JPGJPG lastlaugh5.JPG manage 43 K 02 Jun 2013 - 20:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
lastlaugh7.JPGJPG lastlaugh7.JPG manage 57 K 20 Nov 2023 - 15:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Rick Tasco-Superstition Iris Gardens-Taken at Come See The Stars-2003 AIS National Convention
lastlaugh9.jpgjpg lastlaugh9.jpg manage 33 K 05 Apr 2013 - 01:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
lastlaughTIF.jpgjpg lastlaughTIF.jpg manage 14 K 05 Dec 2011 - 15:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
Topic revision: r38 - 20 Nov 2023, TerryLaurin
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