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■(TB) 'Twilight Blaze'

1992, Keppel

'Twilight Blaze' (Keith Keppel, R. 1991). Seedling# 86-34D. TB, 30" (76 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards near bishops violet (M&P 44-G-10) paling (44-D-7) toward edge; falls steely violet (45-F-10) center, paling and greying (45-D-8 to 45-C-4) toward hafts blended honey beige (11-C-6); beards solid mandarin red (2-F-12); pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Skyblaze' X 'Faraway Places'. Keppel 1992. Honorable Mention 1994.

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From AIS Bulletin #284 January 1992 Introducing TWILIGHT BLAZE (Keppel) EM 30" (Skyblaze X Faraway Places). Twilight toned heliotrope, with intense mandarin red beards. $30.00. 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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2010-01-10

  • When it's good it's very good, about every 3-5 years, rest of time it flowers very short or doesn't flower at all. South Australia -- ColleenModra - 2013-06-30
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TwilightBlaze10.jpgjpg TwilightBlaze10.jpg manage 41 K 18 Jul 2013 - 02:16 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
TwilightBlaze11.jpgjpg TwilightBlaze11.jpg manage 64 K 19 Oct 2013 - 21:12 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
TwilightBlaze12.jpgjpg TwilightBlaze12.jpg manage 192 K 02 May 2021 - 22:24 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
TwilightBlaze191008_copy.jpgjpg TwilightBlaze191008_copy.jpg manage 33 K 10 Nov 2010 - 09:37 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
TwilightBlazeAA.jpgjpg TwilightBlazeAA.jpg manage 38 K 20 Feb 2011 - 14:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
TwilightBlazeSI.jpgjpg TwilightBlazeSI.jpg manage 306 K 17 Oct 2019 - 21:27 UnknownUser Photo by Sandy Ives.
Twilight_Blaze_x.jpgjpg Twilight_Blaze_x.jpg manage 37 K 10 Jan 2010 - 02:17 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
TwilightblazeIMG_7259.JPGJPG TwilightblazeIMG_7259.JPG manage 113 K 25 Jan 2012 - 16:38 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
TwlightBlaze_1619.jpgjpg TwlightBlaze_1619.jpg manage 653 K 21 May 2016 - 21:30 LindseySmith Photo by Lindsey Smith
Twlight_Blaze.jpgjpg Twlight_Blaze.jpg manage 34 K 10 Jan 2010 - 02:17 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Mike Greenfield
twighlightblaze11.JPGJPG twighlightblaze11.JPG manage 277 K 29 Dec 2020 - 02:48 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
twighlightblaze13.JPGJPG twighlightblaze13.JPG manage 231 K 29 Dec 2020 - 02:50 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
twilightblaze01.jpgjpg twilightblaze01.jpg manage 59 K 22 Dec 2014 - 18:52 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
twilightblaze03.jpgjpg twilightblaze03.jpg manage 105 K 11 Jan 2015 - 00:13 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
twilightblaze04.jpgjpg twilightblaze04.jpg manage 123 K 22 Nov 2015 - 03:46 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
twilightblaze1.jpgjpg twilightblaze1.jpg manage 317 K 05 Dec 2017 - 13:00 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
twilightblaze12.JPGJPG twilightblaze12.JPG manage 47 K 22 Nov 2013 - 16:47 UnknownUser Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
twilightblaze2.jpgjpg twilightblaze2.jpg manage 90 K 18 Jan 2017 - 22:50 UnknownUser Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
twilightblaze8.jpgjpg twilightblaze8.jpg manage 31 K 26 Mar 2013 - 17:09 UnknownUser Photo by Front Range Iris
twilightblaze9.jpgjpg twilightblaze9.jpg manage 45 K 10 Apr 2013 - 18:05 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
twilightblazeIMG_7263.JPGJPG twilightblazeIMG_7263.JPG manage 107 K 25 Jan 2012 - 16:39 Main.mshadow Photo by Marilyn Campbell
twilightblazerhoades.jpgjpg twilightblazerhoades.jpg manage 215 K 02 Feb 2022 - 03:30 UnknownUser Photo by Martha Rhoades
Topic revision: r46 - 07 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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