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■(TB) 'Pink Froth'

1985, Keppel

'Pink Froth' (Keith Keppel, R. 1985). Seedling# 76-122B. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early bloom. Standards lavender pink (M&P 43-D-1) suffusion on creamy white ground; Falls white, 1/2" solid lavender pink edge, deeper (43-1-4) hafts; rhodonite pink (43-G-1) styles; white beard tipped tangerine pink; ruffled and lightly laced. Seedling# 72-30E: (seedling# 68-39D: ((('Irma Melrose' x 'Tea Apron') x (('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody') x 'Apricot Blaze') X seedling# 74-37C: ((seedling# 68-39D x (seedling# 66-35C x 'April Melody')) x 'Osage Buff'). Keppel 1985. Honorable Mention 1989.

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From AIS Bulletin #257 April 1985 Introducing PINK FROTH (Keppel) E 34" (((68-39D, the cream recessive parent of Generosity, x April Melody) x Apricot Blaze) X ((68-39D x near-sib) x Osage Buff)). Standards almost completely suffused lavender pink on creamy white ground; falls white, with 1/2" solid margin of lavender pink, deeper hafts. Beards shade from white to pale peach to burnt tangerine in throat. Ruffled, lightly laced. #76-1228. $25.00. 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.

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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
PinkFroth01.jpgjpg PinkFroth01.jpg manage 50 K 26 Sep 2014 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
PinkFroth02.jpgjpg PinkFroth02.jpg manage 76 K 08 Apr 2014 - 15:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
PinkFroth03.jpgjpg PinkFroth03.jpg manage 75 K 08 Apr 2014 - 15:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
PinkFroth04.JPGJPG PinkFroth04.JPG manage 57 K 04 Dec 2014 - 00:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PinkFroth12BHI.jpgjpg PinkFroth12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 29 Apr 2012 - 14:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
PinkFroth141006.jpgjpg PinkFroth141006.jpg manage 17 K 11 Nov 2010 - 23:19 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
PinkFrothEI.jpgjpg PinkFrothEI.jpg manage 24 K 17 Dec 2012 - 20:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Pink_Froth.jpgjpg Pink_Froth.jpg manage 40 K 07 Jan 2010 - 01:28 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
pink04.jpgjpg pink04.jpg manage 68 K 26 Jun 2015 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
pink_froth1.jpgjpg pink_froth1.jpg manage 170 K 07 May 2012 - 19:56 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B
pinkfroth01.jpgjpg pinkfroth01.jpg manage 155 K 30 Nov 2017 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
pinkfroth02.jpgjpg pinkfroth02.jpg manage 182 K 08 Jan 2018 - 19:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
pinkfroth7.JPGJPG pinkfroth7.JPG manage 183 K 29 Jun 2023 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
pinkfroth8.JPGJPG pinkfroth8.JPG manage 191 K 16 Apr 2023 - 20:59 Main.TLaurin Photo taken at 1988 AIS Oklahoma Convention by Verna Laurin at the Perry/Parrish Garden
pinkfroth9.JPGJPG pinkfroth9.JPG manage 306 K 16 Jan 2021 - 13:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r27 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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