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■(TB) 'Villain'

1981, Keppel

'Villain' (Keith Keppel, R. 1981). Seedling# 75-54A. TB, 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 'Chivalry'))) x 'Penthouse') x ('Mahalo' x 'Diplomacy'))). Keppel 1981. Honorable Mention 1983, Favorite Guest 1984.

Note: Has Purple Based Foliage (PBF)

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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

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
11_November_2015_087.jpgjpg 11_November_2015_087.jpg manage 110 K 16 Nov 2015 - 01:32 Main.firecentaurr TB Villain, NZ
11_November_2015_088.jpgjpg 11_November_2015_088.jpg manage 116 K 16 Nov 2015 - 01:31 Main.firecentaurr PBF. NZ Nicky Allenz
11_November_2015_089.jpgjpg 11_November_2015_089.jpg manage 107 K 16 Nov 2015 - 01:32 Main.firecentaurr TB Villain, NZ
2_November_2015aa_009.jpgjpg 2_November_2015aa_009.jpg manage 138 K 16 Nov 2015 - 01:32 Main.firecentaurr TB Villain, NZ
Vilain.JPGJPG Vilain.JPG manage 24 K 04 Feb 2011 - 16:08 Main.senteursduquercy Photo Mélie Portal - France
Villain01.jpgjpg Villain01.jpg manage 46 K 04 Oct 2014 - 17:02 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Villain02.JPGJPG Villain02.JPG manage 64 K 09 Dec 2014 - 15:38 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Villain020.JPGJPG Villain020.JPG manage 75 K 04 Sep 2021 - 01:10 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Villain03.JPGJPG Villain03.JPG manage 62 K 02 Jun 2015 - 16:22 UnknownUser Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Villain04.jpgjpg Villain04.jpg manage 150 K 20 Sep 2017 - 03:03 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
VillainAA.jpgjpg VillainAA.jpg manage 39 K 20 Feb 2011 - 18:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
rsz_villian.jpgjpg rsz_villian.jpg manage 71 K 11 Jan 2014 - 00:36 Main.Harloiris photo by Lyn DC, NZ
villain.JPGJPG villain.JPG manage 56 K 23 Feb 2010 - 17:55 Main.chinon36 photo taken in the Loire Valley, France, zone 7, by Sylvain Ruaud
villain01.jpgjpg villain01.jpg manage 68 K 22 Dec 2014 - 21:20 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
villain02.jpgjpg villain02.jpg manage 91 K 30 Jun 2015 - 03:07 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
villain03.jpgjpg villain03.jpg manage 25 K 04 Sep 2015 - 00:43 UnknownUser Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
villain04.jpgjpg villain04.jpg manage 127 K 26 Nov 2015 - 14:10 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
villain05.jpgjpg villain05.jpg manage 91 K 05 Dec 2017 - 15:23 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
villain06.JPGJPG villain06.JPG manage 226 K 29 Dec 2020 - 22:47 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
villain9.JPGJPG villain9.JPG manage 332 K 29 Jan 2021 - 02:13 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r36 - 25 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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