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■(TB) 'Sorceress'

1982, Keppel

'Sorceress' (Keith Keppel, R. 1981). Seedling# 74-33D. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards peach (M&P 9-B-5 to 9-A-5) with lavender infusion; falls ivory peach (9-AB-4) ground, wide sanded edge and hafts of reddish violet (44-K-7); soft orange beard, white at base. Seedling# 71-42B: ('Roundup' sibling x 'Jealous Lover') X 'Osage Buff'. Keppel 1982. Honorable Mention 1984.

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Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-CanadaPhoto by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-CanadaPhoto by te Sligte GardensPhoto by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-CanadaPhoto by C   T Iris Patch


From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing SORCERESS {Keppel '82) EM 34" ((Roundup sib x Jealous Lover) x Osage Buff). Peach standards with lavender glow; ivory peach falls with wide sanded plicata border and hafts of soft reddish violet. Soft orange beards. Ruffled, lightly laced. #74-33D. $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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SorceressCT.jpgjpg SorceressCT.jpg manage 29 K 02 Nov 2011 - 17:34 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
sorceress02.JPGJPG sorceress02.JPG manage 99 K 20 May 2014 - 10:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
sorceress03.JPGJPG sorceress03.JPG manage 75 K 20 May 2014 - 10:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
sorceress2.jpgjpg sorceress2.jpg manage 20 K 26 Aug 2013 - 14:27 TerryLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
sorceress5.JPGJPG sorceress5.JPG manage 185 K 29 Jun 2023 - 22:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r16 - 01 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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