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■(TB) 'Romanticist'

1988, Keppel

'Romanticist' (Keith Keppel, R. 1987). Seedling# 81-117A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards buffy pink (M&P 10-A-4) suffused rosy mauve (46-I-2); falls pinkish buff (9-D-3) paling to ivory near beard, sanded 5/8" rosy mauve border, deeper hafts; apricot orange (10-F-8) beard with cream base; slight sweet musky fragrance. 'Highland Haze' X 'Gigolo'. Keppel 1988. Honorable Mention 1992.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #268 January 1988 Introducing ROMANTICIST (Keppel) M 36" (Highland Haze X Gigolo). Ruffled pink buff with soft rosy mauve plicata shadings and sandings; apricot orange beards. $30.00. Keith Keppel.
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-08
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Romanticist311008_copy.jpgjpg Romanticist311008_copy.jpg manage 20 K 11 Nov 2010 - 09:57 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
romanticist01.jpgjpg romanticist01.jpg manage 70 K 08 Nov 2014 - 15:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
romanticist02.jpgjpg romanticist02.jpg manage 128 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
romanticist1.jpgjpg romanticist1.jpg manage 209 K 01 Dec 2017 - 16:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
romanticist2.jpgjpg romanticist2.jpg manage 33 K 08 Apr 2013 - 15:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
romanticist3.jpgjpg romanticist3.jpg manage 207 K 10 Jan 2018 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
romanticist4.jpgjpg romanticist4.jpg manage 217 K 07 Feb 2020 - 14:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
romanticist5.JPGJPG romanticist5.JPG manage 325 K 18 Dec 2020 - 21:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r20 - 07 Nov 2022, DougChyz
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