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■(TB) 'Roundup'

1974, Keppel

'Roundup' ( Keith Keppel, R. 1971). Seedling# 68-17C. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Cream ground plicata stitched brownish rose (near M&P 7-L-8); light yellow beard. 'Montage' X 'April Melody'. Keppel 1974. High Commendation 1972, Honorable Mention 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing ROUNDUP (Keppel) EM, 38". Montage X April Melody. Show stalks par excellence! Three (or four) branches plus terminal, twelve or more buds, often three blossoms open at once. A cream ground plicata with brownish rose standards and fall trim, dull yellow beard. Rounded, ruffled form, with standards touching and slightly flared falls. Extremely fertile both ways-we've often had three pods per socket! Two EC's (including best seedling in show, Modesto), '73. HC '72. $25.00. 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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-01
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Round_Up_Keppel_1974.JPGJPG Round_Up_Keppel_1974.JPG manage 74 K 01 Jan 2010 - 09:37 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Roundup01.JPGJPG Roundup01.JPG manage 63 K 04 Dec 2014 - 22:19 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Roundup010.JPGJPG Roundup010.JPG manage 79 K 30 Aug 2021 - 02:14 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Roundup02.JPGJPG Roundup02.JPG manage 64 K 10 Apr 2014 - 15:01 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
roundup01.jpgjpg roundup01.jpg manage 77 K 31 Oct 2015 - 14:53 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
roundup02.jpgjpg roundup02.jpg manage 186 K 01 Dec 2017 - 16:57 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
roundup03.JPGJPG roundup03.JPG manage 92 K 07 Jul 2014 - 02:29 UnknownUser Photo scanned from Bee Warburton slide collection
roundup04.jpgjpg roundup04.jpg manage 218 K 10 Jan 2018 - 03:53 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
roundup05.JPGJPG roundup05.JPG manage 257 K 19 Dec 2020 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
roundup1.JPGJPG roundup1.JPG manage 956 K 09 Jan 2017 - 03:16 UnknownUser Photo scanned from Glenn Corlew slide collection
roundup_fl.jpgjpg roundup_fl.jpg manage 48 K 12 Aug 2012 - 15:00 IrisP  
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