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■(TB) 'Woodcraft'

1979, Keppel

'Woodcraft' (Keith Keppel, R. 1978). Seedling# 71-14A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards brownish red (M&P 8-J-8 to 7-J-9) with old gold on midrib; falls mimosa yellow (10-J-2) to white ground, wide border matching Standards, deeper hafts; yellow beard. Seedling# 68-9C: (('Wild Ginger' x 'Siva Siva') x Montage') X 'Roundup'. Keppel 1979. Honorable Mention 1981. Premio Firenze Award 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing WOODCRAFT (Keppel '79). EM, 38", Tall, heavily ruffled plicata almost solidly suffused brownish red, the light yellow to white ground showing in the falls. (( (Wild Ginger x Siva Siva) x Montage) X Roundup). HC '78. #71-14A. $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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Woodcraft11.JPGJPG Woodcraft11.JPG manage 79 K 05 Sep 2021 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Woodcraft12BHI.JPGJPG Woodcraft12BHI.JPG manage 77 K 08 May 2012 - 20:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
WoodcraftBHI.JPGJPG WoodcraftBHI.JPG manage 141 K 24 Nov 2011 - 20:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
woodcraft1.JPGJPG woodcraft1.JPG manage 71 K 07 May 2020 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1985 Rancho de la Flor Lis catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r18 - 01 Feb 2023, Harloiris
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