'Storm Track' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling# 92-36A. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark blackish purple (M&P 47-J-12) shaded lighter concord purple (45-K-12) in center; style arms dark purple (46-K-12); falls white ground, dark blackish purple 1/2"-3/8" marginal band and dart below beard; beards blue (43-E-9), pale lemon in throat. Seedling# 87-58C: ('Armada' x seedling# 84-122A: ('Snowbrook' x 'Blackout')) X seedling# 88-40A: (seedling# 84-123A: ((seedling# 74-54J, 'Rain Flurry' sibling x 'Charmed Life') x 'Blackout') x seedling# 84-122A). Keppel 2001. Honorable Mention 2003, Award of Merit 2005.
'Snowbrook' and 'Armada' are reverse siblings and child plants of 'Charmed Life'.
|From AIS Bulletin #320 January 2001 Introducing STORM TRACK M 34" ((Armada x (Snowbrook x Blackout)) X (((Rain Flurry sib x Charmed Life) x Blackout) x (Snowbrook x Blackout))). Dark blackish purple standards and 3/8" band on white falls; beards dark blue. Low bud count but high visibility. #92-36A. $40.00. Keith Keppel.|
|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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|jpg||Storm_Track_KWW.jpg||manage||63 K||15 Jan 2017 - 20:38||Main.KWalker||Photo by Ken Walker; Jennifer Smith and Jane Griffin Garden, Fresno, CA; AIS 2004 Convention|
|jpg||stormtrack01.jpg||manage||102 K||21 Nov 2015 - 14:44||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia|
|jpg||stormtrack02.jpg||manage||700 K||05 Jan 2016 - 23:05||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Country Delight Iris|
|jpg||stormtrack3.jpg||manage||76 K||14 Jul 2013 - 14:33||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens|
|jpg||stormtrack4.jpg||manage||69 K||13 Oct 2013 - 19:25||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine|
|JPG||stormtrack9.JPG||manage||296 K||08 Nov 2020 - 02:46||Main.TLaurin||Photo scanned from the 2003 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin|