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■(TB) 'Rainbow High'

2009, Keppel

'Rainbow High' (Keith Keppel, R. 2008). Seedling# 01-60A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards cream (M&P 9-D-1) to pale yellow (9-H-1), central area lemon yellow (9-L-2); style arms lemon yellow to cream, faint orchid cast above lip; falls lemon yellow upper area, reticulated, warm white below beard shading to wide pleroma violet (43-I-8) band with liver brown (7-H-9) outer band, narrow sorghum brown (6-B-9) outer edge; beards deep chrome yellow (9-L-7). 'Starship Enterprise' X 'Rio'. Keppel 2009. Honorable Mention 2011.

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From Keppel Iris catalog 2009: RAINBOW HIGH ML 40" (Starship Enterprise X Rio) Lemon yellow standards pale to cream on the outer third, then darken slightly at the margin. Falls are bright yellow near golden yellow beards, warm white in the center. Next is a wide pleroma violet zone, shading into a 3/8" light cedar brown band with paler rose tan outer edge. Gaudy is good! #01-60A. $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.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-08
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DSCN0086.JPGJPG DSCN0086.JPG manage 68 K 12 Apr 2010 - 14:44 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Keith Keppel's garden.
DSCN0163.JPGJPG DSCN0163.JPG manage 67 K 12 Apr 2010 - 20:50 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Keith Keppel's garden.
IM006979.JPGJPG IM006979.JPG manage 69 K 12 Apr 2010 - 14:46 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Keith Keppel's garden.
RainbowHigh-2015-1.JPGJPG RainbowHigh-2015-1.JPG manage 36 K 06 Dec 2015 - 08:20 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
RainbowHigh01.jpgjpg RainbowHigh01.jpg manage 47 K 11 Oct 2014 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
RainbowHigh6.JPGJPG RainbowHigh6.JPG manage 56 K 15 Dec 2016 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
RainbowHigh9.jpgjpg RainbowHigh9.jpg manage 200 K 11 Feb 2021 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
Rainbow_High-_Keppel_2010.jpgjpg Rainbow_High-_Keppel_2010.jpg manage 74 K 21 Apr 2010 - 10:53 Main.Laymont+ by Keith Keppel Oregon USA
Rainbow_High.jpgjpg Rainbow_High.jpg manage 59 K 16 Feb 2010 - 17:57 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Rainbow_High_01-60A_comp_72_IMG_1631.JPGJPG Rainbow_High_01-60A_comp_72_IMG_1631.JPG manage 65 K 20 Feb 2010 - 01:16 Main.rshadlow  
rainbow_high_(2).JPGJPG rainbow_high_(2).JPG manage 2 MB 06 Nov 2016 - 21:14 Main.pereginsk Photo by Iryna Lukava, Ukraine
rainbow_high_(9).JPGJPG rainbow_high_(9).JPG manage 3 MB 06 Nov 2016 - 21:15 Main.pereginsk Photo by Iryna Lukava, Ukraine
rainbowhigh01.jpgjpg rainbowhigh01.jpg manage 62 K 08 Nov 2014 - 17:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
rainbowhigh02.jpgjpg rainbowhigh02.jpg manage 49 K 05 May 2014 - 16:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauers Flowers
rainbowhigh03.jpgjpg rainbowhigh03.jpg manage 67 K 15 May 2014 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
rainbowhigh05.jpgjpg rainbowhigh05.jpg manage 592 K 12 Nov 2018 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau De Vullierens-Switzerland
rainbowhigh06.JPGJPG rainbowhigh06.JPG manage 150 K 03 Feb 2024 - 13:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
rainbowhigh09.jpgjpg rainbowhigh09.jpg manage 73 K 24 Jul 2021 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
rainbowhigh090.jpgjpg rainbowhigh090.jpg manage 71 K 24 Jul 2021 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
rainbowhigh091.jpgjpg rainbowhigh091.jpg manage 60 K 24 Jul 2021 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
rainbowhigh092.jpgjpg rainbowhigh092.jpg manage 145 K 24 Jul 2021 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Eugene Nazarov-Ukraine
rainbowhigh1.jpgjpg rainbowhigh1.jpg manage 176 K 14 Dec 2016 - 01:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris 4 U Garden
rainbowhigh2.jpgjpg rainbowhigh2.jpg manage 187 K 14 Dec 2016 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris 4 U Garden
rainbowhigh3.JPGJPG rainbowhigh3.JPG manage 364 K 13 Feb 2019 - 03:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound-Ontario-Canada
rainbowhigh5.jpgjpg rainbowhigh5.jpg manage 132 K 30 Jan 2023 - 14:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
rainbowhigh50.JPGJPG rainbowhigh50.JPG manage 127 K 07 Aug 2023 - 01:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
rainbowhigh6.jpgjpg rainbowhigh6.jpg manage 91 K 27 Mar 2023 - 13:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
rainbowhigh7.jpgjpg rainbowhigh7.jpg manage 47 K 14 May 2013 - 17:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
rainbowhigh8.JPGJPG rainbowhigh8.JPG manage 75 K 22 Jun 2013 - 17:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
rainbowhigh9.jpgjpg rainbowhigh9.jpg manage 236 K 06 Aug 2021 - 21:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
rainbowjigh04.jpgjpg rainbowjigh04.jpg manage 67 K 14 Dec 2014 - 13:42 Main.TLaurin Photo By Steve Sayers
Topic revision: r39 - 03 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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