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■(TB) 'Rainbow Road'

2019, Keppel

'Rainbow Road' (Keith Keppel, R. 2018). Seedling 07-82A. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late bloom. Standards pale blue (M&P 42-A-2 to 41-AB-5); style arms same, lavender midrib; falls medium blue (4-2-H-10/11), slightly paler toward haft; beards chinese orange (9-D-12) over blue white. 'Silk Road' X 'Rainbow High'. Keppel 2019. Honorable Mention 2022

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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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Rainbow_Road.jpgjpg Rainbow_Road.jpg manage 218 K 07 Mar 2019 - 04:14 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
rainbowroad.JPGJPG rainbowroad.JPG manage 135 K 07 Dec 2018 - 18:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
rainbowroad1.JPGJPG rainbowroad1.JPG manage 131 K 07 Dec 2018 - 18:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
rainbowroad2.JPGJPG rainbowroad2.JPG manage 458 K 09 Sep 2019 - 02:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
Topic revision: r11 - 19 Aug 2022, BobPries
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