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■(TB) 'Mendacity'

2018, Keppel

'Mendacity' (Keith Keppel, R. 2017). Seedling# 09-89A. TB, 35" (89 cm). Early bloom. Standards yellow-green cast (M&P 11-L-1 to 10-K-2), faint lavender-white medial line; style arms yellow-green cast (10-K-2), faint mauve sanding and veining on crest; falls violet (43-G-8) washed center deepening to grape juice (44-10-L) toward edge, paler veining, minute beige rim, hafts peppered purple to olive brown (15-H-7); beards goldenrod (10-L-5) in throat and middle, ends white; luminata-plicata. 'Reckless Abandon' X 'Montmartre'. Keppel 2018. Honorable Mention 2021.

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_20190602_0633202.jpgjpg IMG_20190602_0633202.jpg manage 1 MB 06 Jun 2019 - 15:42 JeromeBoulon Sunrise picture - in my garden - Photo Jérôme BOULON (63) ST PARDOUX - FRANCE
Mendacity01.jpgjpg Mendacity01.jpg manage 102 K 07 Jun 2019 - 12:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow-Iris Sisters Farm
medacity1.JPGJPG medacity1.JPG manage 175 K 07 Jun 2019 - 12:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
mendacity02.JPGJPG mendacity02.JPG manage 191 K 07 Jun 2019 - 12:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
mendacity03.jpgjpg mendacity03.jpg manage 193 K 13 Jun 2019 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
mendacity07.jpgjpg mendacity07.jpg manage 114 K 24 Jun 2021 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
mendacity09.jpgjpg mendacity09.jpg manage 80 K 20 Feb 2021 - 21:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
mendacity091.jpgjpg mendacity091.jpg manage 86 K 20 Feb 2021 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
mendacity092.jpgjpg mendacity092.jpg manage 80 K 20 Feb 2021 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
mendacity2.JPGJPG mendacity2.JPG manage 182 K 07 Jun 2019 - 12:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
mendacity3.JPGJPG mendacity3.JPG manage 160 K 31 May 2021 - 22:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
mendacity30.JPGJPG mendacity30.JPG manage 173 K 04 Jul 2022 - 01:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
mendacity31.jpgjpg mendacity31.jpg manage 153 K 27 May 2023 - 15:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Iris Garden
mendacity5.jpgjpg mendacity5.jpg manage 218 K 20 Jun 2019 - 12:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
mendacity50.JPGJPG mendacity50.JPG manage 172 K 20 Oct 2023 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
mendacity7.jpgjpg mendacity7.jpg manage 496 K 02 Jan 2020 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mendacity9.jpgjpg mendacity9.jpg manage 170 K 02 Jun 2021 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
mendacity91.jpgjpg mendacity91.jpg manage 195 K 04 Jun 2021 - 15:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Topic revision: r20 - 20 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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