, R. 1981). Seedling# 75-54A. TB, height 35" (89 cm). Late bloom. Standards olive (M&P 13-K-3), faint lavender line up midrib; Falls maroon purple (48-L-12); mustard beard. 'Dusky Dancer'
X seedling# 71-82A: (('Montage'
sibling x 'Happy Ending'
) x Ghio seedling# 67-20W: (((('Frosted Starlight'
x ('Spanish Peaks'
x 'Black Satin'
)) x (('Cahokia'
x 'Pierre Menard'
) x ('Black Forest'
))) x 'Penthouse'
) x ('Mahalo'
))). Keppel 1981.
Has Purple Based Foliage (PBF)
| From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1981: VILLAIN (Keppel '81) L 35" (Dusky Dancer X ((Montage sib x Happy Ending) x Ghio 67-20W: pollen parent of Dialogue)). A sinister looking bicolor to end the season. Olive standards with faint lavender line up the midrib; dark reddish-toned purp1e falls. Mustard beards. Ruffled, with strongly flared falls. An attention getting novelty. #75-54A 20.00.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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