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■(TB) 'Summer Shadow'

2011, Keppel

'Summer Shadow' (Keith Keppel, R. 2010). Seedling 02-179B. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms chrome lemon (M&P 9-KL-2) to aureolin (10-KL-2); falls chrome lemon (9-L-2), 3/4" to 1" marginal band of warm brownish rose (7-H-4 to 7-H-10) blending inward; beards deeper and brighter than golden glow (9-L-6). 'Bold Vision' X 'Gypsy Lord' sibling. Keppel 2011. Honorable Mention 2013.

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From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2011: SUMMER SHADOW M 36" (Bold Vision X Gypsy Lord sib). Sunny chrome lemon to aureolin yellow standards and falls, the latter shaded with a fairly wide marginal band of warm, rusty brownish-rose color. Sunny bright beards of deep golden glow. Terminal plus three branches, seven buds. Good ruffled form, good branching, good garden presence . A most welcome mix of sunshine and shade. #02-179B. $50.00.


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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2011-03-06
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SUMMERSHADOW9.jpgjpg SUMMERSHADOW9.jpg manage 210 K 03 Apr 2021 - 12:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SummerShadow01.JPGJPG SummerShadow01.JPG manage 80 K 12 Oct 2019 - 03:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
SummerShadow02.JPGJPG SummerShadow02.JPG manage 88 K 13 Jun 2017 - 20:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
SummerShadow03.jpgjpg SummerShadow03.jpg manage 263 K 11 Apr 2017 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
SummerShadow04.JPGJPG SummerShadow04.JPG manage 146 K 09 Dec 2016 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SummerShadow05.JPGJPG SummerShadow05.JPG manage 137 K 01 Sep 2016 - 12:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
SummerShadow1.jpgjpg SummerShadow1.jpg manage 75 K 10 Sep 2018 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
SummerShadow9.jpgjpg SummerShadow9.jpg manage 39 K 10 Jan 2023 - 16:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Summer_Shadow.JPGJPG Summer_Shadow.JPG manage 213 K 01 Sep 2011 - 06:11 Main.rshadlow  
_SummerShadow.jpgjpg _SummerShadow.jpg manage 66 K 07 Dec 2011 - 12:08 Main.Laymont+ by Keith Keppel Oregon USA
summer-shadow_Hyeres.jpgjpg summer-shadow_Hyeres.jpg manage 106 K 28 Oct 2017 - 17:36 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
summershadow01.JPGJPG summershadow01.JPG manage 89 K 20 Jan 2015 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ON
summershadow02.JPGJPG summershadow02.JPG manage 87 K 20 Jan 2015 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt at Tara Perennial Farm-Owen Sound ON
summershadow03.jpgjpg summershadow03.jpg manage 738 K 05 Jan 2016 - 23:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
summershadow04.jpgjpg summershadow04.jpg manage 89 K 06 Jul 2013 - 17:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
summershadow05.jpgjpg summershadow05.jpg manage 147 K 26 Jun 2019 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
summershadow09.JPGJPG summershadow09.JPG manage 76 K 01 Sep 2021 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
summershadow2.jpgjpg summershadow2.jpg manage 134 K 20 Mar 2017 - 19:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
summershadow3.jpgjpg summershadow3.jpg manage 57 K 14 May 2013 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
summershadow4.jpegjpeg summershadow4.jpeg manage 103 K 25 Dec 2015 - 22:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
summershadow6.jpgjpg summershadow6.jpg manage 47 K 28 Feb 2014 - 21:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden
summershadow7.jpgjpg summershadow7.jpg manage 404 K 31 Mar 2023 - 13:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
summershadow9.jpgjpg summershadow9.jpg manage 550 K 10 Jan 2020 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r43 - 31 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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