See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbPthruT Web>TallBearded>TbStormTrack (05 Sep 2022, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(TB) 'Storm Track'

2001, Keppel

'Storm Track' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling# 92-36A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark blackish purple (M&P 47-J-12) shaded lighter concord purple (45-K-12) in center; style arms dark purple (46-K-12); falls white ground, dark blackish purple 1/2"-3/8" marginal band and dart below beard; beards blue (43-E-9), pale lemon in throat. Seedling# 87-58C: ('Armada' x seedling# 84-122A: ('Snowbrook' x 'Blackout')) X seedling# 88-40A: (seedling# 84-123A: ((seedling# 74-54J, 'Rain Flurry' sibling x 'Charmed Life') x 'Blackout') x seedling# 84-122A). Keppel 2001. Honorable Mention 2003; Award of Merit 2005.

'Snowbrook' and 'Armada' are reverse siblings and child plants of 'Charmed Life'.

See below:
Storm Track.jpgSTORM TRACK (Keppel 2001).JPGStorm Track KWW.jpgStormTrack01.jpgstormtrack01.jpgstormtrack02.jpgStormTrack021108 copy.jpgstormtrack3.jpgstormtrack4.jpgstormtrack9.JPG


From AIS Bulletin #320 January 2001 Introducing STORM TRACK M 34" ((Armada x (Snowbrook x Blackout)) X (((Rain Flurry sib x Charmed Life) x Blackout) x (Snowbrook x Blackout))). Dark blackish purple standards and 3/8" band on white falls; beards dark blue. Low bud count but high visibility. #92-36A. $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.

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
STORM_TRACK_(Keppel_2001).JPGJPG STORM_TRACK_(Keppel_2001).JPG manage 498 K 15 Aug 2016 - 23:21 PerryDyer  
StormTrack01.jpgjpg StormTrack01.jpg manage 70 K 30 Sep 2014 - 17:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
StormTrack021108_copy.jpgjpg StormTrack021108_copy.jpg manage 40 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:44 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Storm_Track.jpgjpg Storm_Track.jpg manage 42 K 09 Jan 2010 - 01:18 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Storm_Track_KWW.jpgjpg Storm_Track_KWW.jpg manage 63 K 15 Jan 2017 - 20:38 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Jennifer Smith and Jane Griffin Garden, Fresno, CA; AIS 2004 Convention
stormtrack01.jpgjpg stormtrack01.jpg manage 102 K 21 Nov 2015 - 14:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
stormtrack02.jpgjpg stormtrack02.jpg manage 700 K 05 Jan 2016 - 23:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
stormtrack3.jpgjpg stormtrack3.jpg manage 76 K 14 Jul 2013 - 14:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
stormtrack4.jpgjpg stormtrack4.jpg manage 69 K 13 Oct 2013 - 19:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
stormtrack9.JPGJPG stormtrack9.JPG manage 296 K 08 Nov 2020 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 05 Sep 2022, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback