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■(TB) 'Legerdemain'

2007, Keppel

'Legerdemain' (Keith Keppel, R. 2007). Seedling# 99-168B. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards and style arms light blue (M&P 42-AB-5); falls vervain (42-B-6) center blending to parchment (12-B-3) toward edge, darker (12-B-7) at haft; beards white tipped orange vermillion (2-G-12). Seedling# 93-63F: ('Magharee' x 'Overjoyed') X seedling# 93-77A: (seedling# 89-99A: ('Witch's Wand' x 'Witches' Sabbath') x 'Romantic Evening'). Keppel 2008. Honorable Mention 2010.

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From AIS Bulletin #348 January 2008 Introducing LEGERDEMAIN ML 34" (Naughty Nights sib). Pale blue blend, falls shaded parchment, changing with weather and age. #99-168B. $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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BHP_0919-X2_legerdemain.jpgjpg BHP_0919-X2_legerdemain.jpg manage 168 K 12 Feb 2016 - 07:50 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
DSCN0038.JPGJPG DSCN0038.JPG manage 68 K 11 Apr 2010 - 23:11 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Taken at Keith Keppel's iris garden.
DSCN1546.JPGJPG DSCN1546.JPG manage 67 K 27 Apr 2010 - 05:11 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
LEGERDEMAIN01.jpgjpg LEGERDEMAIN01.jpg manage 143 K 07 Dec 2015 - 03:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schwertlilienoase Klaus Burkhardt-Germany
LEGERDEMAIN1.JPGJPG LEGERDEMAIN1.JPG manage 141 K 23 Nov 2018 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
LEGERDEMAINIMG_7789.JPGJPG LEGERDEMAINIMG_7789.JPG manage 87 K 24 Jan 2012 - 16:55 Main.mshadow Picture by Marilyn Campbell
Legerdemain.jpgjpg Legerdemain.jpg manage 74 K 22 Apr 2010 - 11:36 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Legerdemain01.jpgjpg Legerdemain01.jpg manage 40 K 03 Oct 2014 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Legerdemain1.JPGJPG Legerdemain1.JPG manage 74 K 22 Jan 2019 - 23:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Sisters Farm.
Legerdemain2.JPGJPG Legerdemain2.JPG manage 22 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Legerdemain4e89fd.jpgjpg Legerdemain4e89fd.jpg manage 63 K 22 Feb 2011 - 16:35 Main.mshadow By Marilyn Campbell
Legerdemain_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Legerdemain_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 02 Jul 2010 - 19:18 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2010 Convention in Madison, WI
Legerdemaini.JPGJPG Legerdemaini.JPG manage 24 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
legerdemain02.jpgjpg legerdemain02.jpg manage 164 K 18 Mar 2017 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
legerdemain03.JPGJPG legerdemain03.JPG manage 127 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
legerdemain030.JPGJPG legerdemain030.JPG manage 144 K 31 Jan 2024 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
legerdemain031.JPGJPG legerdemain031.JPG manage 170 K 31 Jan 2024 - 21:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
legerdemain04.jpgjpg legerdemain04.jpg manage 522 K 19 Sep 2016 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
legerdemain05.jpgjpg legerdemain05.jpg manage 104 K 16 Jul 2019 - 20:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
legerdemain09.JPGJPG legerdemain09.JPG manage 313 K 08 Nov 2020 - 23:22 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2008 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
legerdemain1.jpegjpeg legerdemain1.jpeg manage 90 K 24 Dec 2015 - 23:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
legerdemain10.jpgjpg legerdemain10.jpg manage 86 K 16 Jul 2013 - 17:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
legerdemain12.jpgjpg legerdemain12.jpg manage 67 K 23 Nov 2013 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
legerdemain2.jpgjpg legerdemain2.jpg manage 539 K 14 Aug 2017 - 18:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
legerdemain3.jpgjpg legerdemain3.jpg manage 311 K 29 Nov 2017 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
legerdemain4.JPGJPG legerdemain4.JPG manage 279 K 06 Dec 2020 - 04:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
legerdemain5.jpgjpg legerdemain5.jpg manage 414 K 31 Dec 2019 - 03:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
legerdemain8.jpgjpg legerdemain8.jpg manage 21 K 11 Mar 2013 - 21:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
legerdemain9.JPGJPG legerdemain9.JPG manage 83 K 22 Jun 2013 - 17:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
legerdomaine09.jpgjpg legerdomaine09.jpg manage 150 K 08 Jul 2020 - 14:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r53 - 31 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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