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■(TB) 'Versailles'

2007, Keppel

'Versailles' (Keith Keppel, R. 2006). Seedling# 99-45B. TB, 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards blue white (M&P 41-A-2); style arms blue white (41-A-3); falls medium blue (42-IJ-11) center, shading lighter (42-E-8/9), near white (42-A-2) lightly veined area to either side of beard; beards cadmium orange (9-L-10), flame (1-C-12) in throat. Sibling to 'Parisian Dawn'. Keppel 2007. Honorable Mention 2009; Award of Merit 2011.

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From AIS Bulletin #345 April 2007 Introducing VERSAILLES M 40" (Balderdash X Last Laugh). Pale blue to blue white standards, medium blue falls with a pale, almost white, area to either side of the cadmium orange to flame beards. Ruffled and waved. Sib to Parisian Dawn. #99-45B. $45.00. 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
VERSAILLES01.jpgjpg VERSAILLES01.jpg manage 137 K 08 Dec 2015 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
VERSAILLES8.JPGJPG VERSAILLES8.JPG manage 614 K 23 Apr 2018 - 01:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Thomas Johnson-Mid-America Garden
Versailles.jpgjpg Versailles.jpg manage 71 K 08 Feb 2010 - 12:37 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
Versailles01.JPGJPG Versailles01.JPG manage 48 K 30 Sep 2014 - 20:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Versailles03.jpgjpg Versailles03.jpg manage 122 K 31 Oct 2016 - 02:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
Versailles6.jpgjpg Versailles6.jpg manage 45 K 13 Oct 2019 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
Versailles7.jpgjpg Versailles7.jpg manage 50 K 18 Dec 2013 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
Versailles_TB_Keith_Keppel_2007.jpgjpg Versailles_TB_Keith_Keppel_2007.jpg manage 79 K 19 Sep 2014 - 01:22 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
versailles01.jpgjpg versailles01.jpg manage 54 K 08 Jan 2015 - 20:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
versailles02.jpgjpg versailles02.jpg manage 45 K 27 Apr 2014 - 03:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
versailles03.jpgjpg versailles03.jpg manage 58 K 17 Jun 2015 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
versailles04.jpgjpg versailles04.jpg manage 307 K 05 Dec 2017 - 14:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
versailles05.jpgjpg versailles05.jpg manage 148 K 20 Dec 2017 - 16:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
versailles051.JPGJPG versailles051.JPG manage 264 K 29 Dec 2020 - 22:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
versailles052.JPGJPG versailles052.JPG manage 289 K 29 Dec 2020 - 22:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
versailles06.jpgjpg versailles06.jpg manage 82 K 24 Jul 2019 - 22:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
versailles1.jpgjpg versailles1.jpg manage 155 K 21 Mar 2017 - 14:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
versailles2.jpgjpg versailles2.jpg manage 629 K 06 Jan 2016 - 20:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
versailles3.jpgjpg versailles3.jpg manage 38 K 10 Apr 2013 - 21:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
versailles4.jpgjpg versailles4.jpg manage 59 K 13 May 2013 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
versailles5.jpgjpg versailles5.jpg manage 60 K 13 Jul 2013 - 20:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
versailles6.jpgjpg versailles6.jpg manage 28 K 23 Jul 2013 - 16:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
versailles7.jpegjpeg versailles7.jpeg manage 85 K 23 Oct 2018 - 21:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Viktor Karpenko-Ukraine
versailles8.jpgjpg versailles8.jpg manage 93 K 31 Mar 2023 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
versailles9.JPGJPG versailles9.JPG manage 299 K 08 Nov 2020 - 04:12 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2007 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r46 - 31 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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