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■(IB) 'Garnet Slippers'

2005, Keppel

'Garnet Slippers' (Keith Keppel, R. 2004). Seedling #97-47C. IB, 20" (51 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards burgundy (M&P 56-14-5); style arms greyed burgundy (55-CDE-6), edges blended golden tan; falls red black; beards mandarin red (2-F-12). Sibling to 'Ruby Slippers'. Keppel 2005. Honorable Mention 2007; Award of Merit 2009; Sass Medal 2011.

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From AIS Bulletin #336 January 2005 Introducing GARNET SLIPPERS IB - M 20" (Ruby Slippers sib). Burgundy to wine black, bright mandarin red beards. #97-47C. $15.00. 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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BHP_5885-X2_garnet_slippers.jpgjpg BHP_5885-X2_garnet_slippers.jpg manage 173 K 11 Feb 2016 - 20:08 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
GARNETSLIPPERS9.jpgjpg GARNETSLIPPERS9.jpg manage 148 K 29 Mar 2021 - 13:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
GARNET_SLIPPERS-4.jpgjpg GARNET_SLIPPERS-4.jpg manage 68 K 10 Jan 2010 - 23:15 GaryKeller G Keller Zone 6 April 28
GarnetSlippers02.JPGJPG GarnetSlippers02.JPG manage 78 K 25 Mar 2014 - 22:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GarnetSlippers03.JPGJPG GarnetSlippers03.JPG manage 61 K 25 Mar 2014 - 22:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GarnetSlippers04.JPGJPG GarnetSlippers04.JPG manage 103 K 22 Dec 2016 - 15:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
GarnetSlippers06.JPGJPG GarnetSlippers06.JPG manage 191 K 22 Dec 2016 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
GarnetSlippers9.jpgjpg GarnetSlippers9.jpg manage 41 K 13 Jan 2023 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
GarnetSlippers_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg GarnetSlippers_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 66 K 01 Sep 2011 - 16:27 Main.janlauritzen taken at Hatley Park, Victoria, BC. at AIS 2011 Convention
garnet01.jpgjpg garnet01.jpg manage 64 K 15 Feb 2015 - 15:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
garnet02.jpgjpg garnet02.jpg manage 39 K 01 May 2015 - 03:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
garnet03.jpgjpg garnet03.jpg manage 100 K 16 Feb 2021 - 03:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
garnetslippers01.jpgjpg garnetslippers01.jpg manage 62 K 31 Aug 2014 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
garnetslippers02.jpgjpg garnetslippers02.jpg manage 48 K 16 Oct 2014 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
garnetslippers03.jpgjpg garnetslippers03.jpg manage 27 K 01 Sep 2015 - 19:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wild Iris Rows
garnetslippers04.jpgjpg garnetslippers04.jpg manage 53 K 26 Apr 2014 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
garnetslippers05.jpgjpg garnetslippers05.jpg manage 96 K 08 Jul 2013 - 16:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
garnetslippers06.jpgjpg garnetslippers06.jpg manage 27 K 23 Jul 2014 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
garnetslippers09.jpgjpg garnetslippers09.jpg manage 151 K 01 Jun 2020 - 01:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
garnetslippers2.jpgjpg garnetslippers2.jpg manage 26 K 11 Feb 2013 - 17:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
garnetslippers3.JPGJPG garnetslippers3.JPG manage 919 K 26 Jan 2017 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
garnetslippers5.jpgjpg garnetslippers5.jpg manage 77 K 24 Mar 2023 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
garnetslippers7.jpgjpg garnetslippers7.jpg manage 80 K 23 Nov 2013 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
garnetslippers9.JPGJPG garnetslippers9.JPG manage 289 K 08 Nov 2020 - 03:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2005 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
garnettslippers8.jpgjpg garnettslippers8.jpg manage 53 K 24 Jul 2022 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r44 - 24 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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