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■(TB) 'Prosperity'

1972, Keppel

'Prosperity' (Keith Keppel, R. 1971). Seedling #64-60B. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Goldenrod (M&P 10-L-5) self; bronze-yellow beard. ('Glittering Gold' x ('Spellbound' x 'El Paso')) X (( 'Russet Wings' x 'Tom Tom') x 'Moon River'). Keppel 1972. Honorable Mention 1973.

'Prosperity' exhibits PBF(Purple-based foliage).

See below:
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References:

From AIS Bulletin #205 April 1972 Introducing PROSPERITY (Keppel) EM 36" (Glittering Gold x (Spellbound x El Paso)) X ((Russet Wings x Tom Tom) x Moon River). Plant this gold and enrich your garden! Standards lightly swirled, touching; ruffled falls strongly flared. Deep goldenrod color with a suede-like finish on the falls. Heavy well-branched stalks, usually three branches, side spur and terminal; multiple buds. $15.00. Keith Keppel.
PROSPERITY (Keppel) - A rich gold that is quite sunfast. In some soils it will be closer to brown (bronze) than yellow. Though a bit shorter than most, it throws show stalks (I won Queen of Show with it one year). Main fault is a few brown haft marks, especially in cool years or on cloudy days. [Perry Dyer, “A Tall bearded Collection for the Beginner”, The Bulletin of the American Iris Society No. 237 (April 1980): 36.]
 

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-- MarilynCampbell - 2010-02-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Prosperity (4).jpegjpeg Prosperity (4).jpeg manage 70 K 29 Oct 2022 - 23:16 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski taken in my garden 2020, Finksburg, MD. Rescued from Thelma Boose Garden in 2019, NC.
Prosperity1.jpgjpg Prosperity1.jpg manage 78 K 11 Oct 2018 - 02:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.
Prosperity2.jpgjpg Prosperity2.jpg manage 50 K 19 Oct 2013 - 15:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Prosperity_1971_Tb.jpgjpg Prosperity_1971_Tb.jpg manage 61 K 03 Jan 2012 - 13:08 UnknownUser Photo by Pierre Anfosso - France
prosperity1.JPGJPG prosperity1.JPG manage 755 K 29 Dec 2016 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
Topic revision: r20 - 30 Oct 2022, Harloiris
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