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■(TB) 'Noble Gesture'

2010, Keppel

'Noble Gesture' (Keith Keppel, R. 2009) Seedling 02-146A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms concord (M&P 45-K-12); falls velvety, darker than fluorite (46-L-12); beards mustard/blue white, bronze brown/blue at end. Seedling 98-105A: ('Polished Manners' x seedling 96-18B: (seedling 94-77A: (seedling 90-82E: (seedling 87-91A: (seedling 85-48A: (seedling 79-20A: ('Villain' x 'Swazi Princess') x 'Blackout') x seedling 84-124A: ('Titan's Glory' x 'Blackout')) x seedling 88-40A: (seedling 84-123A: (seedling 80-136A: (seedling 74-54J, 'Rain Flurry' sibling x 'Charmed Life') x 'Blackout') x seedling 84-122A: ('Snowbrook' x 'Blackout'))) x 'Night Game') x 'Rippling River')) X 'Candy Apple Classic'. Keppel 2010. Honorable Mention 2012.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2010: NOBLE GESTURE EM 38" {{Polished Manners x {{{{{{Villain x Swazi Princess) x Blackout) x {Titan's Glory x Blackout)) x {{{Rain Flurry sib x Charmed Life) x Blackout) x {Snowbrook x Blackout))) x Night Game) x Rippling River)) X Candy Apple Classic.) Big, heavily ruffled concord purple. Falls area slightly darker and velvety, a deep, rich color which its picture fails to capture. Exposed part of beards is a similar blue purple. Size, form and branching {up to four branches, twelve buds), on a very imposing early color clump. #02-146A. $50.00; 3 for $125.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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NobleGesture-2014-1.jpgjpg NobleGesture-2014-1.jpg manage 52 K 12 Dec 2015 - 13:40 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
NobleGesture-2014-2.jpgjpg NobleGesture-2014-2.jpg manage 56 K 12 Dec 2015 - 13:40 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
NobleGesture-2014-3.jpgjpg NobleGesture-2014-3.jpg manage 54 K 12 Dec 2015 - 13:40 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
NobleGesture-2014-4.jpgjpg NobleGesture-2014-4.jpg manage 48 K 12 Dec 2015 - 13:40 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
NobleGesture01.jpgjpg NobleGesture01.jpg manage 55 K 10 Oct 2014 - 22:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
NobleGesture_Keppel_2010.jpgjpg NobleGesture_Keppel_2010.jpg manage 69 K 21 Apr 2010 - 10:51 Main.Laymont+ by Keith Keppel Oregon USA
Noble_Gesture_KWW.jpgjpg Noble_Gesture_KWW.jpg manage 60 K 20 Jan 2017 - 04:10 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; AIS 2012 Convention
Noble_Gesture_wiki_P1020194.JPGJPG Noble_Gesture_wiki_P1020194.JPG manage 30 K 20 Feb 2010 - 01:25 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
noble01.JPGJPG noble01.JPG manage 88 K 12 Mar 2015 - 13:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
noble02.jpgjpg noble02.jpg manage 36 K 01 May 2015 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
noble04.jpgjpg noble04.jpg manage 83 K 10 May 2015 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
noblegesture03.JPGJPG noblegesture03.JPG manage 41 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
noblegesture04.jpgjpg noblegesture04.jpg manage 60 K 19 Oct 2015 - 11:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
noblegesture05.jpgjpg noblegesture05.jpg manage 345 K 09 Oct 2016 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
noblegesture07.JPGJPG noblegesture07.JPG manage 186 K 08 Dec 2020 - 22:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
noblegesture08.JPGJPG noblegesture08.JPG manage 351 K 08 Dec 2020 - 22:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
noblegesture09.jpgjpg noblegesture09.jpg manage 347 K 04 Jan 2020 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
noblegesture1.jpegjpeg noblegesture1.jpeg manage 180 K 25 Dec 2015 - 04:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
noblegesture2.JPGJPG noblegesture2.JPG manage 90 K 11 Apr 2016 - 19:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
noblegesture3.jpegjpeg noblegesture3.jpeg manage 117 K 25 Dec 2015 - 04:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
noblegesture4.jpgjpg noblegesture4.jpg manage 61 K 15 May 2013 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
noblegesture5.jpgjpg noblegesture5.jpg manage 80 K 05 Aug 2013 - 00:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
noblegesture7.JPGJPG noblegesture7.JPG manage 217 K 02 Feb 2024 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
noblegesture8.jpgjpg noblegesture8.jpg manage 68 K 28 Feb 2014 - 17:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
noblegesture9.jpgjpg noblegesture9.jpg manage 170 K 21 Jan 2023 - 03:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
noblegesture90.jpgjpg noblegesture90.jpg manage 171 K 24 Jan 2023 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
noblegesture91.jpgjpg noblegesture91.jpg manage 190 K 26 Jan 2023 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
noblegesturejackson.jpgjpg noblegesturejackson.jpg manage 234 K 26 Nov 2021 - 03:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
noblegesturejackson1.JPGJPG noblegesturejackson1.JPG manage 289 K 16 Oct 2022 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
noblegesturejackson11.JPGJPG noblegesturejackson11.JPG manage 310 K 22 Oct 2022 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Peter Jackson- Adelaide-South Australia
nore01.JPGJPG nore01.JPG manage 80 K 12 Mar 2015 - 13:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner-Wildwood Gardens
Topic revision: r49 - 02 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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