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■(TB) 'Marital Bliss'

2017, Keppel

'Marital Bliss' (Keith Keppel, R. 2016) Seedling 10-66C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards peach (M&P 9-A-4); style arms slightly creamier (9-AB-4); Falls same paling lighter than (9-AB-2) in center; beards tile red (3-D-12) in throat and middle, ibis pink (1-B-10) ends. 'Marrying Kind' X 'Friendly Advice'. Keppel 2017. Honorable Mention 2019; Award of Merit 2021.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2017: MARITAL BLISS M 36” (Marrying Kind X Friendly Advice) #10-66C. No discord here! Ruffled peach-toned pink self, with ibis pink beards changing to tile red toward heart. Chosen for its all-round good garden qualities including good growth and increase, excellent branching and 7-9 bud count, plus long lasting bloom. A good garden iris. $50.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MARITALBLISS.JPGJPG MARITALBLISS.JPG manage 91 K 16 Oct 2019 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
Marital Bliss9.jpgjpg Marital Bliss9.jpg manage 76 K 08 Feb 2022 - 16:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
MaritalBliss9.jpgjpg MaritalBliss9.jpg manage 52 K 02 Feb 2021 - 03:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
maritalbliss01.jpgjpg maritalbliss01.jpg manage 212 K 21 May 2018 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
maritalbliss02.jpgjpg maritalbliss02.jpg manage 68 K 22 Jan 2019 - 23:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
maritalbliss03.jpgjpg maritalbliss03.jpg manage 189 K 30 Jul 2019 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
maritalbliss04.jpgjpg maritalbliss04.jpg manage 146 K 12 May 2020 - 21:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
maritalbliss05.jpgjpg maritalbliss05.jpg manage 147 K 13 May 2020 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
maritalbliss06.jpgjpg maritalbliss06.jpg manage 156 K 15 May 2020 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
maritalbliss07.jpgjpg maritalbliss07.jpg manage 144 K 23 Jul 2020 - 01:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
maritalbliss09.jpgjpg maritalbliss09.jpg manage 230 K 24 Jun 2021 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
maritalbliss1.JPGJPG maritalbliss1.JPG manage 187 K 09 Jun 2019 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
maritalbliss2.JPGJPG maritalbliss2.JPG manage 160 K 14 Jun 2019 - 11:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
maritalbliss5.JPGJPG maritalbliss5.JPG manage 199 K 12 May 2022 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
maritalbliss50.JPGJPG maritalbliss50.JPG manage 126 K 18 May 2023 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
maritalbliss6.JPGJPG maritalbliss6.JPG manage 149 K 12 Nov 2022 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
maritalbliss8.jpgjpg maritalbliss8.jpg manage 74 K 19 Feb 2023 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
maritalbliss80.jpgjpg maritalbliss80.jpg manage 169 K 19 Feb 2023 - 16:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
maritalbliss9.jpgjpg maritalbliss9.jpg manage 122 K 15 Apr 2020 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris.
maritalblissTbkeithrobin.jpgjpg maritalblissTbkeithrobin.jpg manage 95 K 10 Dec 2016 - 13:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Keith Keppel Irises
matitalbliss08.jpgjpg matitalbliss08.jpg manage 169 K 24 Jul 2020 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r28 - 18 May 2023, TLaurin
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