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■(TB) 'True Colors'

2020, Keppel

'True Colors' (Keith Keppel, R. 2019). Seedling 13-24A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards nankeen yellow (M&P 10-F-3) to pinard yellow (9-J-2) at edge, soft lilac (41-D-4) shading on midrib and base; style arms nankeen yellow, lavender midrib; falls westminster violet (41-I-12) lightening outward to campanula (42-J-10), blended putty (11-B-2) near edge; beards burnt orange (3-E-12). Seedling 11-162A: ('Wishes Granted' x seedling 05-78A, 'Volcanic Glow' sibling) X seedling 11-162F. Keppel 2020 Honorable Mention 2022

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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
True Colors 21.jpgjpg True Colors 21.jpg manage 87 K 19 Apr 2022 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
True Colors9.jpgjpg True Colors9.jpg manage 166 K 19 Feb 2022 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
truecolors.JPGJPG truecolors.JPG manage 140 K 07 Dec 2019 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
truecolors1.jpgjpg truecolors1.jpg manage 61 K 17 Mar 2021 - 12:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
truecolors9.jpgjpg truecolors9.jpg manage 204 K 20 Jan 2023 - 02:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
truecolors90.JPGJPG truecolors90.JPG manage 140 K 02 Sep 2023 - 02:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r11 - 02 Sep 2023, TLaurin
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