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■(TB) 'Kind Word'

2000, Keppel

'Kind Word' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling# 89-17C. TB, 39" (99 cm). Late midseason bloom. Ruffled pinkish cream to buff (M&P 9-B-2/3); style arms cream (9-CD-2); beards orange vermilion (2-G-12). Seedling# 86-27D: ('French Pastry' x seedling# 82-89B: ('Orangerie' x 'Precious Moments')) X 'Social Event'. Keppel 2000. Honorable Mention 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #316 January 2000 Introducing KIND WORD (Keppel) TB, ML 39" Uniform pinkish buff, solid orange vermilion beards. Great stalks and growth. ((French Pastry x (Orangerie x Precious Moments)) X Social Event. #89-17C. $40.00.


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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KindWord01.jpgjpg KindWord01.jpg manage 32 K 03 Oct 2014 - 02:21 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
KindWordCT.jpgjpg KindWordCT.jpg manage 23 K 30 Oct 2011 - 18:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Kind_Word.JPGJPG Kind_Word.JPG manage 72 K 11 Mar 2010 - 00:11 Main.rshadlow  
Kind_World_352.jpgjpg Kind_World_352.jpg manage 44 K 08 Mar 2012 - 14:06 Kind World
kindword01.jpgjpg kindword01.jpg manage 53 K 12 Nov 2014 - 03:01 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
kindword02.jpgjpg kindword02.jpg manage 64 K 23 Jul 2015 - 19:19 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
kindword03.jpgjpg kindword03.jpg manage 583 K 02 Jan 2016 - 15:55 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
kindword04.jpgjpg kindword04.jpg manage 139 K 18 Mar 2017 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
kindword09.jpgjpg kindword09.jpg manage 104 K 08 Feb 2021 - 04:04 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
kindword4.jpgjpg kindword4.jpg manage 30 K 31 Jul 2017 - 19:33 UnknownUser Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
kindword5.jpgjpg kindword5.jpg manage 29 K 04 Apr 2013 - 22:00 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
kindword6.jpgjpg kindword6.jpg manage 73 K 13 Jul 2013 - 13:49 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
kindword7.jpgjpg kindword7.jpg manage 144 K 25 Mar 2023 - 14:26 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
kindword9.JPGJPG kindword9.JPG manage 335 K 06 Nov 2020 - 22:07 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 2001 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r29 - 25 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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