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■(TB) 'Answered Prayers'

1994, Keppel

'Answered Prayers' (Keith Keppel, R. 1994). Seedling 88-11A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards light pink (M&P 9-A-2/3); falls pinkish white (9-A-1) deepening to pink (9-A-2) edge, buff (9-F-4) hafts; beards capucine red (9-E-12), white at tip; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Classmate' X seedling 86-23A: (('Goddess' x seedling 77-137F: (seedling 74-35C, 'Mistress sibling, x seedling 74-52A: (('Joy Ride' x 'Roundup') x ('April Melody' x ((('Irma Melrose' x 'Tea Apron') x (('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody'))))) x ('Goddess' x seedling 77-137F)). Keppel 1995. Honorable Mention 1997.

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From AIS Bulletin #296 January 1995 Introducing ANSWERED PRAYERS (Keppel) EM 36" (Classmate X inv. Goddess, Mistress sib, Joy Ride, Roundup, April Melody, Full Circle, Rococo, Tea Apron, Irma Melrose). Very ruffled and broad clear light pink "glaciata" (unmarked segregate from plicata breeding). Falls warm white blending to pink edges, hafts touched apricot. Beards orange-red, tipped white. #88-11A. $35.00. 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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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  • Awesome pedigree! How many years of waiting was the end result? -- RobertPiatek - 27 Dec 2010
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ANSWERED-PRAYERS.jpgjpg ANSWERED-PRAYERS.jpg manage 116 K 05 Aug 2013 - 02:01 Main.LTE46951 Photo By Leon Elliott: My Garden
AnsweredPrayer-1.jpgjpg AnsweredPrayer-1.jpg manage 41 K 27 Sep 2012 - 12:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
AnsweredPrayers01.JPGJPG AnsweredPrayers01.JPG manage 93 K 20 Nov 2014 - 13:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
AnsweredPrayers02.jpgjpg AnsweredPrayers02.jpg manage 54 K 15 May 2015 - 21:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
AnsweredPrayers03.jpgjpg AnsweredPrayers03.jpg manage 52 K 15 May 2015 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
AnsweredPrayers3.jpgjpg AnsweredPrayers3.jpg manage 32 K 27 Nov 2013 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Answered_Prayers-Keppel_1995.1401.JPGJPG Answered_Prayers-Keppel_1995.1401.JPG manage 801 K 26 Dec 2015 - 23:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mihai Viorel
AsweredParayers010.JPGJPG AsweredParayers010.JPG manage 65 K 10 Aug 2021 - 15:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
answeredprayers02.JPGJPG answeredprayers02.JPG manage 100 K 24 Jun 2014 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
Topic revision: r38 - 09 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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