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■(TB) 'Turkish Tapestry'

2020, Keppel

'Turkish Tapestry' (Keith Keppel, R. 2019). Seedling 12-97A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light lobelia violet (M&P 43-E-6/7) on pale marguerite yellow (10-C-1) giving smoky effect; style arms chamois (11-I-5), lavender below lip; falls straw yellow (10-F-2) ground showing only in central patch, wide port (56-E-12) margin solid and velvety on distal edge and central stripe, lighter wash of fine dots and striations over center, inconspicuous pale lilac white (41-B-4) edge; beards based marigold orange (9-C-9/10), end mustard tan; faint lace; plicata. Seedling 09-90A: ('Reckless Abandon' x seedling 07-176B, 'Hold the Line' pollen parent) X seedling 09-91A: (seedling 06-191A: ('Sorbonne' x 'Class Ring')). 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
Turkish Tapestry9.jpgjpg Turkish Tapestry9.jpg manage 247 K 19 Feb 2022 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mid-America Garden.
turkishtapestry.JPGJPG turkishtapestry.JPG manage 215 K 07 Dec 2019 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Irises
turkishtapestry5.JPGJPG turkishtapestry5.JPG manage 258 K 12 Nov 2022 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
turkishtapestry50.JPGJPG turkishtapestry50.JPG manage 281 K 25 Oct 2023 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tim Taylor- Riversdale Irises-Australia
turkishtapesty9.JPGJPG turkishtapesty9.JPG manage 165 K 15 May 2021 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Howard Dash-Picacho Mountain Iris
Topic revision: r10 - 25 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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