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■(TB) 'Mind Reader'

1994, Keppel

'Mind Reader' (Keith Keppel, R. 1992). Seedling# 86-18B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Standards mignon violet (M&P 43-G-7) irregularly shaded over pale (43-B-1/2) ground, paler edge; falls deeper (43-J-9) becoming darker (44-K-11) and slightly velvety in center with conspicuous pale veining, white (43-B-1/2) area by beards and 1/8" edge; beards white, tipped pale lemon; pronounced sweet fragrance. Sibling to 'Spirit World'. Keppel 1994. Honorable Mention 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #292 January 1994 Introducing MIND READER (Keppel) TB E36/1 (((((68-39F: (66-35C: ((Irma Melrose x Tea Apron) x ((Full Circle x Rococo) x Tea Apron)) x April Melody) x 68-390) x ((Joy Ride x Roundup) x (April Melody x (66-35B x April Melody)))) x (Mistress x Peccadillo sib)) x (Gigolo sib x Rosy Cloud sib)) X sib). Pure luminata. Standards rosy lavender with paler rim; falls pale lavender with strong luminata-wash of velvety violet. Lemon beards sit on pure white area. #2 Favorite Guest Iris at 1993 Texas convention. #86-18B. $35.00. Keith Keppel.


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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312_13.jpgjpg 312_13.jpg manage 50 K 07 May 2013 - 10:45 Mind Reader
312_MindReader.jpgjpg 312_MindReader.jpg manage 58 K 12 May 2013 - 17:56 Mind Reader
MINDREADER03.jpgjpg MINDREADER03.jpg manage 64 K 22 Apr 2014 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
Mind-Reader09.jpgjpg Mind-Reader09.jpg manage 77 K 01 Nov 2021 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Mind-Reader090.jpgjpg Mind-Reader090.jpg manage 90 K 01 Nov 2021 - 03:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
MindReader01.jpgjpg MindReader01.jpg manage 57 K 26 Sep 2014 - 00:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
MindReader11.jpgjpg MindReader11.jpg manage 66 K 06 Sep 2013 - 16:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
MindReaderAA.jpgjpg MindReaderAA.jpg manage 44 K 17 Feb 2011 - 20:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
MindReader_312_1.jpgjpg MindReader_312_1.jpg manage 58 K 12 May 2013 - 17:55 Mind Reader
MindReader_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg MindReader_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 06 Nov 2010 - 22:18 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Mind_Reader.jpgjpg Mind_Reader.jpg manage 38 K 05 Jan 2010 - 23:19 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Mind_Reader_312.jpgjpg Mind_Reader_312.jpg manage 65 K 12 Mar 2012 - 05:39 Mind Reader
Mind_Reader_312_1.jpgjpg Mind_Reader_312_1.jpg manage 59 K 12 Mar 2012 - 05:40 Mind Reader
Mindreader_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Mindreader_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 20 Jan 2011 - 22:28 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
mindreader01.jpgjpg mindreader01.jpg manage 46 K 04 Sep 2014 - 01:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
mindreader02.JPGJPG mindreader02.JPG manage 72 K 03 Jul 2014 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
mindreader03.jpgjpg mindreader03.jpg manage 78 K 10 Nov 2014 - 23:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
mindreader04.jpgjpg mindreader04.jpg manage 23 K 22 Dec 2014 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
mindreader05.jpgjpg mindreader05.jpg manage 92 K 25 Jun 2015 - 01:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
mindreader06.jpgjpg mindreader06.jpg manage 98 K 27 Nov 2015 - 23:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
mindreader07.jpgjpg mindreader07.jpg manage 652 K 03 Jan 2016 - 14:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
mindreader12.JPGJPG mindreader12.JPG manage 98 K 03 Jan 2014 - 22:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
mindreader13.JPGJPG mindreader13.JPG manage 83 K 03 Jan 2014 - 22:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by K.Brewitt 2013 Dallas Convention
mindreader6.JPGJPG mindreader6.JPG manage 378 K 28 Feb 2019 - 21:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
mindreader7.jpgjpg mindreader7.jpg manage 35 K 05 Apr 2013 - 20:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r37 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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