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■(TB) 'Vivien'

1979, Keppel

'Vivien' ( Keith Keppel, R. 1978). Seedling# 73-21H. TB, 37" (94 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards clear light blue (M&P 41-A-6); falls same, paling to 41-A-5; Indian orange beard with white base. 'Firewater' X 'Tipperary'. Keppel 1979. High Commendation 1979; Honorable Mention 1981; Award of Merit 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing VIVIEN (Keppel '79). EM, 36". Silky, clear light blue self, softly ruffled and waved. The white-based beards have strong orange-red tips. (Firewater X Tipperary). #73-21H. $25.00. 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
Vivien TB Keith Keppel 1979.jpgjpg Vivien TB Keith Keppel 1979.jpg manage 574 K 24 Mar 2021 - 20:46 Main.georgebacon George Bacon - Breezeway Iris Garden
Vivien01.jpgjpg Vivien01.jpg manage 65 K 09 Dec 2014 - 16:08 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Vivien02.JPGJPG Vivien02.JPG manage 76 K 04 Sep 2021 - 01:28 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Vivien12BHI.jpgjpg Vivien12BHI.jpg manage 63 K 08 May 2012 - 17:54 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
viven9.JPGJPG viven9.JPG manage 368 K 09 Nov 2020 - 23:21 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1985 C.A. Cruickshank catalogue by Terry Laurin
vivien01.jpgjpg vivien01.jpg manage 103 K 30 Jun 2015 - 03:14 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
vivien04.JPGJPG vivien04.JPG manage 77 K 19 Jun 2014 - 21:16 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
vivien05.JPGJPG vivien05.JPG manage 82 K 19 Jun 2014 - 21:18 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
vivien06.jpgjpg vivien06.jpg manage 33 K 16 Dec 2018 - 02:29 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
vivien3.jpgjpg vivien3.jpg manage 35 K 10 Apr 2013 - 22:02 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
vivien4.jpgjpg vivien4.jpg manage 68 K 17 Nov 2013 - 12:03 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
vivien9.jpgjpg vivien9.jpg manage 183 K 09 Feb 2020 - 03:04 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
vivien_fl.jpgjpg vivien_fl.jpg manage 39 K 24 Feb 2011 - 04:58 IrisP  
Topic revision: r28 - 24 Jan 2023, Harloiris
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