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■(TB) 'Margin Call'

2017, Keppel

'Margin Call' (Keith Keppel, R. 2016). Seedling# 09-87A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards absinthe yellow (M&P 12-J-2); style arms same, lavender midrib; falls oyster white (10-B-1) ground, ½˝ to ⁵⁄₈˝ concord (45-K-12) edge, ¹⁄₈˝ darker red-purple (47-L-11) outer band; beards pale corn yellow (10-I-5), faint lavender at extreme end. 'Reckless Abandon' X seedling# 01-37B, 'Black Lipstick' pollen parent. Keppel 2017. Honorable Mention 2019.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: MARGIN CALL M 35” (Reckless Abandon X (Tangled Web x (90-82E, sib to Oreo pod parent, x Storm Track))) #09-87A. Absinthe yellow standards, oyster white falls. The 1/2” to 5/8” marginal fall band of concord purple becomes a darker, redder purple on the outer edge. Pale yellow beards carry a faint lavender tinge at the end. Makes a striking show with six- to nine-budded stalks despite its somewhat greyed color tones. $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
MarginCall9.jpgjpg MarginCall9.jpg manage 62 K 02 Feb 2021 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
margin-call1-18.jpgjpg margin-call1-18.jpg manage 96 K 05 Aug 2018 - 23:29 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
margincall02.jpgjpg margincall02.jpg manage 201 K 21 May 2018 - 12:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
margincall04.jpgjpg margincall04.jpg manage 88 K 17 Mar 2021 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
margincall08.JPGJPG margincall08.JPG manage 166 K 09 Jun 2021 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
margincall09.jpgjpg margincall09.jpg manage 161 K 19 Apr 2020 - 18:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
margincall1.jpgjpg margincall1.jpg manage 175 K 21 Apr 2017 - 11:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Brad Collins- Keith Keppel Irises
margincall2.jpgjpg margincall2.jpg manage 202 K 06 Aug 2021 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
margincall4.JPGJPG margincall4.JPG manage 153 K 12 Oct 2023 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
margincall5.JPGJPG margincall5.JPG manage 594 K 23 Jan 2020 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
margincall6.JPGJPG margincall6.JPG manage 231 K 12 Nov 2022 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
margincall7.jpgjpg margincall7.jpg manage 254 K 24 Jun 2021 - 19:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
margincall8.jpgjpg margincall8.jpg manage 158 K 30 Apr 2020 - 14:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Strauss
margincall9.jpgjpg margincall9.jpg manage 203 K 30 Apr 2020 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Strauss
margincallTBkeith.jpgjpg margincallTBkeith.jpg manage 168 K 08 Dec 2016 - 13:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
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