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■(TB) 'Local Color'

1996, Keppel

'Local Color' (Keith Keppel, R. 1995). Seedling# 89-79B. TB, 40" (107 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards roman purple (M&P 44-K-10); style arms slightly lighter (42-K-9); falls dark purple (47-L-12), narrow violet (42-JK-8) edge, slight white patterning near beard; beards orange vermilion (2-G-12). 'Witches' Sabbath' X 'Gallant Rogue'. Keppel 1996. Honorable Mention 1998; Award of Merit 2000; Wister Medal 2002.

This iris exhibits PBF(purple-based foliage).

See below:
Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at SchreinerLocal Color PBF (2)Photo by Exline Iris GardenPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.Local Color by Marilyn CampbellLocal Color 5107Local Colorby Kgardens : Prague, Republique TchéqueLocal Color flby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest FrancePhoto by Rainbow Iris FarmPhoto by Blue J Irisphoto by NolaPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Riverina Iris Farm-AustraliaPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Argyle Acres Iris GardensPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Iris OasisPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by His Iris GardenPhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst,UKPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Yarrabee Garden   Iris-AustraliaPhoto by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-FrancePhoto by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-FrancePhoto by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Argyle AcresPhoto by Seagate Irises-United KingdomPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5aTaken at Schreiner

References:

From AIS Bulletin #300 January 1996 Introducing LOCAL COLOR (Keppel) M 40" (Witches' Sabbath X Gallant Rogue) Dark violet and plush black violet bitone, conspicuous vermilion orange beards. #89-79B. 35.00. Keith Keppel.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DLocalColor.JPGJPG DLocalColor.JPG manage 71 K 23 May 2011 - 01:22 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
Local Color PBF (2).jpegjpeg Local Color PBF (2).jpeg manage 174 K 22 Jan 2022 - 16:54 DavidPotembski  
LocalColor02.jpgjpg LocalColor02.jpg manage 54 K 30 Mar 2014 - 03:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
LocalColor04.jpgjpg LocalColor04.jpg manage 67 K 22 Apr 2014 - 01:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
LocalColor09.jpgjpg LocalColor09.jpg manage 27 K 18 Dec 2015 - 22:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
LocalColor17.JPGJPG LocalColor17.JPG manage 58 K 07 Aug 2013 - 19:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
LocalColor21.jpgjpg LocalColor21.jpg manage 41 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:25 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
LocalColor26.jpgjpg LocalColor26.jpg manage 45 K 03 Feb 2014 - 16:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
LocalColor4.JPGJPG LocalColor4.JPG manage 160 K 07 Dec 2016 - 04:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
LocalColor4.jpgjpg LocalColor4.jpg manage 60 K 17 Dec 2013 - 15:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
LocalColorAA.jpgjpg LocalColorAA.jpg manage 24 K 17 Feb 2011 - 00:35 BetsyHiggins Photo by Argyle Acres
Local_Color-X2.jpgjpg Local_Color-X2.jpg manage 283 K 18 Feb 2016 - 23:38 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Local_Color6150.jpgjpg Local_Color6150.jpg manage 49 K 16 Jan 2010 - 16:15 Main.mshadow Local Color by Marilyn Campbell
Local_Color_5107.jpgjpg Local_Color_5107.jpg manage 413 K 21 May 2016 - 21:08 LindseySmith  
Local_Color_91.jpgjpg Local_Color_91.jpg manage 38 K 09 Mar 2012 - 08:19 Main.iris.ua Local Color
Local_Color_Keppel_96.JPGJPG Local_Color_Keppel_96.JPG manage 73 K 15 Jan 2010 - 16:42 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Local_Color__KR.jpgjpg Local_Color__KR.jpg manage 65 K 03 Feb 2010 - 17:12 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
Local_Color_fl.jpgjpg Local_Color_fl.jpg manage 58 K 21 Mar 2011 - 06:09 IrisP  
SLocalColorkp.JPGJPG SLocalColorkp.JPG manage 73 K 24 Dec 2012 - 17:38 KentPfeiffer Taken at Schreiner's Gardens on May 20, 2011.
local01.jpgjpg local01.jpg manage 82 K 14 Jun 2015 - 00:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
localcolor01.jpgjpg localcolor01.jpg manage 46 K 24 Jul 2014 - 23:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
localcolor02.jpgjpg localcolor02.jpg manage 52 K 31 Jul 2014 - 17:46 TerryLaurin photo by Nola's Iris Garden
localcolor03.jpgjpg localcolor03.jpg manage 64 K 11 Nov 2014 - 23:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
localcolor04.jpgjpg localcolor04.jpg manage 41 K 21 Dec 2014 - 21:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
localcolor05.jpgjpg localcolor05.jpg manage 60 K 19 Nov 2014 - 14:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
localcolor06.JPGJPG localcolor06.JPG manage 52 K 28 Dec 2014 - 03:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
localcolor07.jpgjpg localcolor07.jpg manage 54 K 04 Aug 2015 - 22:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
localcolor08.jpgjpg localcolor08.jpg manage 77 K 24 Aug 2015 - 16:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
localcolor08SPI.jpgjpg localcolor08SPI.jpg manage 69 K 25 Mar 2010 - 01:45 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
localcolor09.jpgjpg localcolor09.jpg manage 131 K 07 Feb 2017 - 13:16 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
localcolor091.jpgjpg localcolor091.jpg manage 61 K 24 Jan 2021 - 21:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
localcolor13.jpgjpg localcolor13.jpg manage 43 K 05 Apr 2013 - 14:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
localcolor15.JPGJPG localcolor15.JPG manage 93 K 22 Jun 2013 - 01:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
localcolor16.jpgjpg localcolor16.jpg manage 58 K 16 Jul 2013 - 16:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
localcolor18.jpgjpg localcolor18.jpg manage 59 K 24 Aug 2013 - 13:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
localcolor19.jpgjpg localcolor19.jpg manage 107 K 13 Oct 2013 - 15:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
localcolor20.jpgjpg localcolor20.jpg manage 66 K 11 Nov 2013 - 12:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
localcolor22.jpgjpg localcolor22.jpg manage 69 K 30 Jan 2011 - 16:09 BetsyHiggins Photo by His Iris Garden
localcolor23.jpgjpg localcolor23.jpg manage 55 K 24 Jan 2014 - 00:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
localcolor24.JPGJPG localcolor24.JPG manage 63 K 30 Jan 2014 - 03:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
localcolor25.JPGJPG localcolor25.JPG manage 66 K 30 Jan 2014 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
localcolor27.jpgjpg localcolor27.jpg manage 77 K 05 Mar 2014 - 21:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
localcolor4.jpgjpg localcolor4.jpg manage 179 K 05 Jan 2018 - 03:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
localcolor5.jpegjpeg localcolor5.jpeg manage 129 K 25 Dec 2015 - 00:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
localcolor9.JPGJPG localcolor9.JPG manage 229 K 21 Mar 2020 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
localcolorSG.jpgjpg localcolorSG.jpg manage 14 K 02 Dec 2011 - 23:49 BetsyHiggins Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
locolcolor4.JPGJPG locolcolor4.JPG manage 44 K 02 Jun 2013 - 20:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
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