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■(TB) 'Lovely Dawn'

1998, Keppel

'Lovely Dawn' (Keith Keppel, R. 1997). Seedling# 91-86A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards light pink (M&P 1-CD-7); style arms light pink, lavender midrib flush; falls pinkish cream (9-A-2), solid 3/4" cattleya (42-H-6) border; beards pale pinkish coral (9-B-6) to pinkish orange (9-G-11) in throat; ruffled; sweet fragrance. 'Dawn Sky' X 'Screen Play'. Keppel 1998. Honorable Mention 2000.

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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
KLovelyDawnkp.JPGJPG KLovelyDawnkp.JPG manage 71 K 24 Dec 2012 - 17:28 KentPfeiffer Taken at Keith Keppel's garden on May 23, 2011
LOVELYDAWN01.jpgjpg LOVELYDAWN01.jpg manage 48 K 15 Aug 2014 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
LOVELYDAWN05.jpgjpg LOVELYDAWN05.jpg manage 60 K 21 Apr 2014 - 21:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
LovelyDawn9.jpgjpg LovelyDawn9.jpg manage 206 K 26 Sep 2021 - 01:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
LovelyDawnCT.jpgjpg LovelyDawnCT.jpg manage 26 K 30 Oct 2011 - 19:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
LovelyDawnVR.jpgjpg LovelyDawnVR.jpg manage 24 K 30 Apr 2013 - 13:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
LovelyDawn_DSD_0605.JPGJPG LovelyDawn_DSD_0605.JPG manage 380 K 17 Jan 2022 - 13:15 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
Lovely_Dawn_274.jpgjpg Lovely_Dawn_274.jpg manage 51 K 09 Mar 2012 - 08:39 Lovely Dawn
Lovely_Dawn_KR.jpgjpg Lovely_Dawn_KR.jpg manage 49 K 03 Feb 2010 - 17:21 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
lovelydawn01.jpegjpeg lovelydawn01.jpeg manage 64 K 03 Sep 2014 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
lovelydawn02.jpegjpeg lovelydawn02.jpeg manage 72 K 03 Sep 2014 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
lovelydawn03.jpgjpg lovelydawn03.jpg manage 56 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
lovelydawn1.jpgjpg lovelydawn1.jpg manage 34 K 01 Dec 2018 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
lovelydawn2.jpgjpg lovelydawn2.jpg manage 39 K 01 Dec 2018 - 16:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
lovelydawn3.jpgjpg lovelydawn3.jpg manage 87 K 13 Jul 2021 - 19:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
lovelydawn5.jpgjpg lovelydawn5.jpg manage 375 K 30 Nov 2019 - 13:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
lovelydawn8.JPGJPG lovelydawn8.JPG manage 150 K 11 Jan 2024 - 21:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
lovelydawn9.JPGJPG lovelydawn9.JPG manage 277 K 06 Nov 2020 - 16:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1998 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r32 - 12 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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