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■(TB) 'Grape Snakez'

1999, Kasperek

'Grape Snakez' (Brad Kasperek, R. 1998). Seedling# 94B-34D. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards toffee (RHS 164C), light silver white (155C) streaking with purple (186A) flecking; style arms toffee and grape; falls purple (187A), streaked toffee and cream white (155B/C); beards dark gold; broken color pattern; ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Bewilderbeast' X 'Gnus Flash'. Zebra 1999. Honorable Mention 2001. Novelty.

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Photo by Mike Unser, taken at SchreinerPhoto by NolaPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Ken WalkerPhoto by John Brucephoto by Elladanphoto by ElladanPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Jeanette Graham taken at SuttonPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Pleasants Valley Iris FarmPhoto by Echo Iris GardenColleen Modra PhotoPhoto by Plantas Distintas-SpainPhoto by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-FrancePhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-HungaryPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Smokin Heights-AustraliaPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Exline Iris GardengrapesnakezSMPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References:

From AIS Bulletin #313 April 1999 Introducing GRAPE SNAKEZ (Kasperek (99) TB 37" M. Stalks! Buds! Closed standards! Toffee standards, light silver-white streaking and purple flecks, toffee & grape style arms repose upon semi-flaring ruffled, grape purple falls with cream and silver-white streaks. Dark gold beards, 7-10 buds. (Sorry, no rattlez.) Bewilderbeast X Gnus Flash. (sdlg. 94B-34D). $40.00. Zebra Gaardens.
 

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GRAPESNAKEZ9.jpgjpg GRAPESNAKEZ9.jpg manage 249 K 31 Mar 2021 - 13:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
GRAPESNAKEZ90.JPGJPG GRAPESNAKEZ90.JPG manage 254 K 25 Apr 2024 - 03:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
Grape-SnakezNN.jpgjpg Grape-SnakezNN.jpg manage 39 K 07 Nov 2011 - 16:12 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
GrapeSnakez02.JPGJPG GrapeSnakez02.JPG manage 83 K 26 Mar 2014 - 02:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GrapeSnakez03.JPGJPG GrapeSnakez03.JPG manage 93 K 26 Mar 2014 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GrapeSnakez04.JPGJPG GrapeSnakez04.JPG manage 89 K 26 Mar 2014 - 02:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GrapeSnakez05.JPGJPG GrapeSnakez05.JPG manage 91 K 26 Mar 2014 - 03:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
GrapeSnakez11.jpgjpg GrapeSnakez11.jpg manage 70 K 06 Sep 2013 - 14:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
GrapeSnakez111106.jpgjpg GrapeSnakez111106.jpg manage 19 K 14 Nov 2010 - 04:56 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
GrapeSnakezEI.jpgjpg GrapeSnakezEI.jpg manage 26 K 13 Dec 2012 - 16:24 BetsyHiggins Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Grape_Snakes_KWW.JPGJPG Grape_Snakes_KWW.JPG manage 76 K 10 May 2015 - 21:34 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
Grape_Snakez.jpgjpg Grape_Snakez.jpg manage 46 K 01 Jan 2010 - 20:05 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
IMG_8631-X2_grape_snakez.jpgjpg IMG_8631-X2_grape_snakez.jpg manage 288 K 20 Feb 2016 - 23:25 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
grape-snakez1-18.jpgjpg grape-snakez1-18.jpg manage 176 K 06 Aug 2018 - 03:24 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
grape02.jpgjpg grape02.jpg manage 100 K 10 Jun 2015 - 03:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
grape_snakez_64.jpgjpg grape_snakez_64.jpg manage 63 K 02 Dec 2010 - 16:02 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
grape_snakez_66.jpgjpg grape_snakez_66.jpg manage 74 K 02 Dec 2010 - 16:02 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
grapesnakez01.jpegjpeg grapesnakez01.jpeg manage 84 K 01 Sep 2014 - 18:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
grapesnakez02.JPGJPG grapesnakez02.JPG manage 187 K 28 May 2018 - 03:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
grapesnakez1.jpgjpg grapesnakez1.jpg manage 203 K 12 Jun 2019 - 19:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
grapesnakez10.jpgjpg grapesnakez10.jpg manage 60 K 24 Aug 2013 - 01:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
grapesnakez12.jpgjpg grapesnakez12.jpg manage 41 K 10 Dec 2013 - 14:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
grapesnakez13.jpgjpg grapesnakez13.jpg manage 84 K 04 Mar 2014 - 23:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Irisaluze-Richard Serafinowski-France
grapesnakez2.jpgjpg grapesnakez2.jpg manage 153 K 20 Jun 2019 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
grapesnakez4.jpgjpg grapesnakez4.jpg manage 43 K 29 Nov 2018 - 15:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
grapesnakez5.jpgjpg grapesnakez5.jpg manage 69 K 13 Jul 2021 - 02:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
grapesnakez6.JPGJPG grapesnakez6.JPG manage 139 K 11 Jan 2024 - 15:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
grapesnakez7.jpgjpg grapesnakez7.jpg manage 123 K 24 Jan 2023 - 19:35 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
grapesnakez70.JPGJPG grapesnakez70.JPG manage 158 K 28 Oct 2023 - 16:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
grapesnakez71.JPGJPG grapesnakez71.JPG manage 194 K 20 Mar 2024 - 17:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
grapesnakez8.jpgjpg grapesnakez8.jpg manage 50 K 02 Apr 2013 - 20:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
grapesnakez9.jpgjpg grapesnakez9.jpg manage 92 K 12 Jul 2013 - 20:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
grapesnakezSM.jpgjpg grapesnakezSM.jpg manage 69 K 21 Jan 2011 - 13:44 Main.avmoran  
Topic revision: r38 - 25 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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