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■(TB) 'Ripple Effect'

2003, Keppel

'Ripple Effect' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling# 96-19E. TB, 32" (81 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards light blue (M&P 41-A-5) deepening to violet blue (41-E-10) center; style arms light blue (41-A-6); falls pale blue (41-A-4/5) shaded edge, pallid blue (41-A-2) center; beards bright marigold to cadmium yellow (9-L-8/9); ruffled, waved; pronounced sweet fragrance. Sibling to 'Opposing Forces'. Keppel 2003. Honorable Mention 2005.

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From AIS Bulletin #328 January 2003 Introducing RIPPLE EFFECT EM 32" (Suspicion X (Spring Shower x Twilight Blaze sdlg.)) Lime chartreuse reverse bicolor of blue and blue white, with big, bold marigold orange beards. #96-19E. $40.00. Keith Keppel.


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-07
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RippleEffect02.JPGJPG RippleEffect02.JPG manage 60 K 09 Apr 2014 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
RippleEffect021108_copy.jpgjpg RippleEffect021108_copy.jpg manage 32 K 11 Nov 2010 - 09:44 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
RippleEffect03.jpgjpg RippleEffect03.jpg manage 53 K 28 Mar 2015 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
RippleEffect04.jpgjpg RippleEffect04.jpg manage 58 K 28 Mar 2015 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
RippleEffect_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg RippleEffect_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 67 K 08 Nov 2010 - 08:00 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
Ripple_Efect.jpgjpg Ripple_Efect.jpg manage 43 K 07 Jan 2010 - 23:31 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
ripple20effect08spi.jpgjpg ripple20effect08spi.jpg manage 54 K 04 Apr 2010 - 15:41 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
rippleefect5.JPGJPG rippleefect5.JPG manage 125 K 02 Oct 2023 - 02:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
rippleeffect01.jpgjpg rippleeffect01.jpg manage 56 K 08 Nov 2014 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
rippleeffect9.JPGJPG rippleeffect9.JPG manage 245 K 06 Nov 2020 - 22:58 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 13 Oct 2023, Harloiris
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