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■(TB) 'Reckless Child'

2019, Keppel

'Reckless Child' (Keith Keppel, R. 2018). Seedling. 11-85A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards blue-white (M&P 41-A-1/2) aging white, ¹⁄₁₆˝ tan gilt rim, wider at base; style crests lemon yellow (10-K-3) striated lavender, arms white; falls black-purple (darker than 48-L-12), upper central area white heavily striated purple; beards deep chrome yellow (9-L-7). 'Reckless Abandon' X 'Superhero'. Keppel 2019. Honorable Mention 2021; Award of Merit 2023.

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Reckless Child9.jpgrecklesschild01.jpgrecklesschild1.JPGrecklesschild5.jpgrecklesschild9.jpgRecklessChild group.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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Reckless Child9.jpgjpg Reckless Child9.jpg manage 83 K 18 Feb 2022 - 05:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
RecklessChild_group.jpgjpg RecklessChild_group.jpg manage 62 K 16 Feb 2020 - 02:34 AdamCordes  
recklesschild01.jpgjpg recklesschild01.jpg manage 170 K 04 Jun 2020 - 11:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
recklesschild1.JPGJPG recklesschild1.JPG manage 469 K 09 Sep 2019 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Keith Keppel Irises
recklesschild5.jpgjpg recklesschild5.jpg manage 154 K 25 Jan 2023 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
recklesschild9.jpgjpg recklesschild9.jpg manage 197 K 17 Mar 2021 - 12:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r15 - 15 Aug 2023, dougchyz
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