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■(TB) 'Secret Service'

2002, Keppel

'Secret Service' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling# 95-69B. TB, 42" (107 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards light plumbago blue (M&P 43-B-4) heavily overlaid light bistre green (13-J-5); style arms bistre green (13-J-6), violet (43-H-8) center; falls eggplant black (48-H-12); beards orange peel (10-L-10) to orange rufous (11-L-12); foliage purple-based. ('Night Game' x seedling# 88-140A: (('Tomorrow's Child' x Gatty seedling# K41-1: ('Show Biz' x 'Villain')) x 'Gallant Rogue')) X 'Romantic Evening'. Sibling to 'Foreign Legion'. Keppel 2002. Honorable Mention 2004, Award of Merit 2006.

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References:

From AIS Bulletin #324 January 2002 Introducing SECRET SERVICE ML 42" ((Night Game x ((Tomorrow's Child x (Show Biz xVillain)) x Gallant Rogue)) X Romantic Evening). Smoky greenish yellow to grey standards, eggplant black falls, smoked orange beards. #95-69B. $45.00. 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.
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DSC00223.jpgjpg DSC00223.jpg manage 129 K 23 May 2023 - 05:26 FrançoiseJametton in my garden - France
SECRETSERVICE01.jpgjpg SECRETSERVICE01.jpg manage 133 K 07 Dec 2015 - 20:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SECRETSERVICE02.jpgjpg SECRETSERVICE02.jpg manage 120 K 06 Mar 2017 - 15:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SecretService01.jpgjpg SecretService01.jpg manage 38 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
SecretService02.jpgjpg SecretService02.jpg manage 59 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SecretService03.jpgjpg SecretService03.jpg manage 58 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SecretService04.jpgjpg SecretService04.jpg manage 52 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SecretService05.jpgjpg SecretService05.jpg manage 62 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SecretService06.jpgjpg SecretService06.jpg manage 69 K 30 Mar 2015 - 02:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
SecretService12.jpgjpg SecretService12.jpg manage 38 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
SecretService14.jpgjpg SecretService14.jpg manage 74 K 29 Nov 2013 - 20:19 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
SecretService_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg SecretService_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 20 Jan 2011 - 22:36 Main.janlauritzen taken at the 2005 Region 15 Trek in Tucson
Secret_Service_2011_469_gd.jpgjpg Secret_Service_2011_469_gd.jpg manage 71 K 20 Aug 2012 - 03:41 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Secret_Service_Keppel_02_N6_AM06.JPGJPG Secret_Service_Keppel_02_N6_AM06.JPG manage 62 K 19 Jan 2010 - 11:56 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Secret_Service_TB_K._Keppel_2002_.jpgjpg Secret_Service_TB_K._Keppel_2002_.jpg manage 76 K 21 Sep 2014 - 21:29 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Secret_Service_fl.jpgjpg Secret_Service_fl.jpg manage 72 K 22 Jun 2011 - 20:17 IrisP  
scretservice7.jpgjpg scretservice7.jpg manage 51 K 25 Mar 2013 - 15:03 TerryLaurin His Iris Garden
secret20service09SPI.jpgjpg secret20service09SPI.jpg manage 74 K 07 Apr 2010 - 15:47 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
secretservice01.jpgjpg secretservice01.jpg manage 54 K 17 Jun 2015 - 20:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
secretservice02.JPGJPG secretservice02.JPG manage 55 K 18 May 2014 - 14:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
secretservice03.JPGJPG secretservice03.JPG manage 62 K 20 Jul 2015 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
secretservice04.jpegjpeg secretservice04.jpeg manage 67 K 29 Nov 2015 - 15:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
secretservice05.JPGJPG secretservice05.JPG manage 55 K 21 Apr 2014 - 16:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
secretservice06.jpgjpg secretservice06.jpg manage 37 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
secretservice07.jpgjpg secretservice07.jpg manage 42 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
secretservice08.jpgjpg secretservice08.jpg manage 37 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
secretservice09.jpgjpg secretservice09.jpg manage 35 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
secretservice11.jpgjpg secretservice11.jpg manage 75 K 14 Jul 2013 - 17:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
secretservice13.jpgjpg secretservice13.jpg manage 57 K 15 Nov 2013 - 20:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
secretservice15.JPGJPG secretservice15.JPG manage 67 K 31 Jan 2014 - 22:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
secretservice16.JPGJPG secretservice16.JPG manage 58 K 31 Jan 2014 - 22:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
secretservice17.JPGJPG secretservice17.JPG manage 71 K 31 Jan 2014 - 22:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
secretservice2.jpgjpg secretservice2.jpg manage 46 K 18 Nov 2017 - 00:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
secretservice3.jpgjpg secretservice3.jpg manage 672 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
secretservice4.JPGJPG secretservice4.JPG manage 54 K 03 Jun 2013 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm, Tara, ON Canada z5a
secretservice5.jpgjpg secretservice5.jpg manage 146 K 02 Dec 2017 - 03:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
secretservice51.jpgjpg secretservice51.jpg manage 249 K 11 Jun 2021 - 10:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
secretservice6.jpgjpg secretservice6.jpg manage 177 K 10 Jan 2018 - 15:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
secretservice7.jpgjpg secretservice7.jpg manage 209 K 02 Dec 2019 - 19:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
secretservice8.jpgjpg secretservice8.jpg manage 46 K 08 Apr 2013 - 17:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
secretservice_keppel.jpgjpg secretservice_keppel.jpg manage 53 K 21 Jan 2010 - 18:14 Main.avmoran  
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