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■(TB) 'Espionage'

2015, Keppel

'Espionage' (Keith Keppel, R. 2014) Seedling 06-77F. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Standards light blue (M&P 41-A-6/7), large amber-beige (11-DE-1) central area; style arms light blue, columbine blue (42-FG-10) midrib, margins flushed beige; Falls lobelia blue (42-J-12), darkest in center paling to light blue (41-AB-8) border on lower half, hafts olive (13-J-5) to fawn brown (14-A-7) thumbprint to veining on white; beards based white, tipped golden glow (9-L-6) in middle, dark blue (43-F-12) end. 'Silk Road' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2015. Honorable Mention 2017. Award Of Merit 2022

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Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Keith Keppel IrisPhoto by Joe Ghio-Bay View GardensPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Keith Keppel Iris GardenPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmIMG 20220521 0651314IMG 20220521 0651522

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2015-05-06
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ESPIONAGE9.jpgjpg ESPIONAGE9.jpg manage 221 K 31 Mar 2021 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Espionage.jpgjpg Espionage.jpg manage 840 K 08 Nov 2015 - 01:06 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Espionage_DSCF0791.JPGJPG Espionage_DSCF0791.JPG manage 1 MB 04 Jan 2017 - 03:58 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
IMG_20220521_0651314.jpgjpg IMG_20220521_0651314.jpg manage 1 MB 07 Mar 2023 - 03:15 IrisAmoena  
IMG_20220521_0651522.jpgjpg IMG_20220521_0651522.jpg manage 1 MB 07 Mar 2023 - 03:14 IrisAmoena  
espionage01.jpgjpg espionage01.jpg manage 63 K 03 Aug 2015 - 12:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
espionage03.jpgjpg espionage03.jpg manage 150 K 16 Feb 2016 - 20:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Iris
espionage04.jpgjpg espionage04.jpg manage 157 K 11 Jun 2019 - 19:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Ghio-Bay View Gardens
espionage1.jpgjpg espionage1.jpg manage 95 K 23 Aug 2018 - 02:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
espionage2.jpgjpg espionage2.jpg manage 128 K 23 Aug 2018 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
espionage20.JPGJPG espionage20.JPG manage 193 K 02 Aug 2022 - 19:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
espionage5.jpgjpg espionage5.jpg manage 163 K 21 Jan 2023 - 21:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
espionage50.jpgjpg espionage50.jpg manage 164 K 20 Apr 2023 - 11:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
espionage6.jpgjpg espionage6.jpg manage 539 K 23 Dec 2019 - 19:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
espionage60.JPGJPG espionage60.JPG manage 267 K 11 Sep 2022 - 01:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
espionage7.JPGJPG espionage7.JPG manage 156 K 18 Dec 2023 - 14:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
espionage70.JPGJPG espionage70.JPG manage 149 K 18 Dec 2023 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
espionage71.JPGJPG espionage71.JPG manage 128 K 18 Dec 2023 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
espionage72.JPGJPG espionage72.JPG manage 159 K 18 Dec 2023 - 14:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
espionage9.jpgjpg espionage9.jpg manage 185 K 15 Jan 2023 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia-taken at Keith Keppel Iris Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 18 Dec 2023, TerryLaurin
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