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■(TB) 'Trade Secret'

2003, Keppel

'Trade Secret' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling# 96-20J. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early to late season bloom. Standards chartreuse yellow (M&P 11-1-1), base blended ramier blue (45-E-7) to digitalis (45-G-8); style arms chartreuse yellow, lavender lip; falls chartreuse yellow, paler (11-F-1) center, darker (10-L-1/2) shoulders; beards golden yellow (10-C-7); slight sweet fragrance. 'Suspicion' X seedling# 93-81E, sibling to 'Opposing Forces' pollen parent. Keppel 2003. Honorable Mention 2005; Award of Merit 2008

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From AIS Bulletin #328 January 2003 Introducing TRADE SECRET EML 36" (Suspicion X (Spring Shower x Twilight Blaze sdlg.)) Lime chartreuse with smoky aster standard accents, golden yellow beards. #96-20J. $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.

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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-31
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BHP_0084-X2_trade_secret.jpgjpg BHP_0084-X2_trade_secret.jpg manage 109 K 17 Feb 2016 - 01:10 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
TRADESECRET13.jpgjpg TRADESECRET13.jpg manage 53 K 22 Nov 2013 - 16:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
TbTradeSecretDDB.jpgjpg TbTradeSecretDDB.jpg manage 49 K 17 Aug 2012 - 18:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Dana Brown
TradeSecret01.jpgjpg TradeSecret01.jpg manage 22 K 04 Oct 2014 - 16:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
TradeSecret02.jpgjpg TradeSecret02.jpg manage 51 K 11 Apr 2015 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
TradeSecret14.jpgjpg TradeSecret14.jpg manage 60 K 29 Nov 2013 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
TradeSecret_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg TradeSecret_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 17 Feb 2012 - 01:33 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
TradeSecret_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg TradeSecret_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 74 K 17 Feb 2012 - 01:34 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Trade_Secret.JPGJPG Trade_Secret.JPG manage 18 K 20 Mar 2010 - 21:23 Main.rshadlow  
Trade_Secret.jpgjpg Trade_Secret.jpg manage 67 K 31 Dec 2009 - 02:56 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Trade Secret' by Heidi Soroken
Trade_Secret_808_gd.jpgjpg Trade_Secret_808_gd.jpg manage 66 K 21 Aug 2012 - 04:01 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Trade_Secret_KWW.jpgjpg Trade_Secret_KWW.jpg manage 48 K 16 Jan 2017 - 17:08 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mount Pleasant Iris Farm, Washougal, WA; AIS 2006 Convention
trade-secret9.jpgjpg trade-secret9.jpg manage 54 K 26 Apr 2021 - 13:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
trade01.jpgjpg trade01.jpg manage 115 K 11 Feb 2015 - 23:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
trade02.jpgjpg trade02.jpg manage 285 K 04 Dec 2019 - 03:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
tradesecret01.JPGJPG tradesecret01.JPG manage 67 K 27 Sep 2015 - 00:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
tradesecret02.JPGJPG tradesecret02.JPG manage 54 K 29 Sep 2015 - 20:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
tradesecret03.JPGJPG tradesecret03.JPG manage 59 K 03 Oct 2015 - 21:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
tradesecret04.JPGJPG tradesecret04.JPG manage 62 K 06 Oct 2015 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
tradesecret08SPI.jpgjpg tradesecret08SPI.jpg manage 58 K 17 Apr 2010 - 03:15 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
tradesecret1.jpgjpg tradesecret1.jpg manage 134 K 29 Jun 2018 - 01:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
tradesecret10.jpgjpg tradesecret10.jpg manage 45 K 10 Apr 2013 - 17:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
tradesecret12.jpgjpg tradesecret12.jpg manage 59 K 13 Jul 2013 - 21:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
tradesecret2.jpgjpg tradesecret2.jpg manage 158 K 05 Jun 2017 - 03:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
tradesecret3.jpgjpg tradesecret3.jpg manage 55 K 22 Feb 2013 - 13:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
tradesecret4.jpgjpg tradesecret4.jpg manage 186 K 05 Dec 2017 - 03:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
tradesecret5.jpgjpg tradesecret5.jpg manage 177 K 21 Dec 2017 - 03:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
tradesecret6.jpgjpg tradesecret6.jpg manage 167 K 06 Feb 2020 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r45 - 07 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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