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■(TB) 'Plum Loco'

2021, Keppel

'Plum Loco' (Keith Keppel, R. 2020) Seedling 13-18B. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards burgundy (M&P 56-E-8) shading to brown (7-C-10) at edge; style arm crests warm brown (56-L-4), wings hazel brown (13-J-9); falls warm white to cream (9-C-1), solid ⁵⁄₈˝ edge of black-burgundy (darker than 56-A-12); beards orange peel (10-L-9/10) in throat, ends layered mustard/purple/white. 'High Desert' X 'Flash Mob'. Keppel 2021. Honorable Mention, 2023.

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Plum Loco W1.jpgplumloco009.jpgplumloco09.JPGplumloco090.JPGplumloco1.jpgplumloco10.JPGplumloco11.JPGplumloco12.JPGplumloco4.jpgplumloco5.JPGplumloco6.JPGplumloco60.JPGplumloco7.JPGplumloco9.JPG


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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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Plum Loco W1.jpgjpg Plum Loco W1.jpg manage 9 MB 11 Jun 2023 - 00:40 JimPalmer Photo by Jim Palmer, taken at Iris Sisters Farm
plumloco009.jpgjpg plumloco009.jpg manage 176 K 27 May 2023 - 15:21 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Iris Garden
plumloco09.JPGJPG plumloco09.JPG manage 138 K 15 May 2021 - 01:47 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Keith Keppel Iris Garden
plumloco090.JPGJPG plumloco090.JPG manage 138 K 03 Jul 2022 - 20:44 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
plumloco1.jpgjpg plumloco1.jpg manage 184 K 18 Feb 2022 - 03:42 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden.
plumloco10.JPGJPG plumloco10.JPG manage 160 K 20 Apr 2024 - 19:31 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden.
plumloco11.JPGJPG plumloco11.JPG manage 201 K 20 Apr 2024 - 19:32 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden.
plumloco12.JPGJPG plumloco12.JPG manage 187 K 20 Apr 2024 - 19:32 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden.
plumloco4.jpgjpg plumloco4.jpg manage 182 K 03 Mar 2023 - 16:26 UnknownUser Photo by Lori Rhodes-Crafton Hills Iris Farm
plumloco5.JPGJPG plumloco5.JPG manage 179 K 03 Aug 2022 - 19:11 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
plumloco6.JPGJPG plumloco6.JPG manage 126 K 20 Oct 2023 - 02:11 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
plumloco60.JPGJPG plumloco60.JPG manage 160 K 28 Mar 2024 - 19:34 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
plumloco7.JPGJPG plumloco7.JPG manage 135 K 27 May 2023 - 02:08 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Mid-America Garden
plumloco9.JPGJPG plumloco9.JPG manage 184 K 14 Dec 2020 - 21:04 UnknownUser Photo by Keith Keppel-Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r18 - 20 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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