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■(BB) 'Picayune'

1977, Keppel

'Picayune' (Keith Keppel, R. 1976). Seedling #68-19J. BB, 25" (64 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards quince yellow (M&P 11-L-3); falls oyster (10-B-1), banded quince yellow, hafts solidly peppered russet brown (14-I-12); yellow beard faintly tipped russet. Seedling #62-30C: ('Maricopa' x (Quadros seedling #57-193B: 'Surrender' x 'New Adventure')) X 'Montage'. Keppel 1977. Honorable Mention 1978; Judges' Choice 1978; Award of Merit 1980; Knowlton Medal 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #225 Spring 1977 Introducing PICAYUNE (Keppel). M, 25". Quince yellow standards; oyster falls edged quince, with hafts strongly peppered russet brown. Horizontal rounded falls, domed standards, good stalks-all in proportion. ((Maricopa x (Quadros seedling: Surrender x New Adventure)) X Montage). HC and EC '76. #68-19J. $20.00. 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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Picayune.JPGJPG Picayune.JPG manage 73 K 19 Jan 2011 - 20:31 IrisP  
Picayune03.jpgjpg Picayune03.jpg manage 65 K 23 Mar 2015 - 14:00 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
Picayune04.jpgjpg Picayune04.jpg manage 81 K 23 Mar 2015 - 14:13 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
picayune02.jpgjpg picayune02.jpg manage 799 K 18 Aug 2017 - 14:57 UnknownUser Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
picayune03.JPGJPG picayune03.JPG manage 87 K 04 Jul 2014 - 20:00 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
picayune04.JPGJPG picayune04.JPG manage 83 K 04 Jul 2014 - 20:01 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
picayune2.jpegjpeg picayune2.jpeg manage 37 K 21 Sep 2013 - 14:26 UnknownUser Photo by Portes Des Iris-Switzerland
picayune9.JPGJPG picayune9.JPG manage 161 K 27 Apr 2023 - 02:03 UnknownUser Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r22 - 27 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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