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■(TB) 'Maraschino'

1979, Keppel

'Maraschino' (Keith Keppel, R. 1978). Seedling# 73-17A. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Buff-pink (M&P 9-A-3 to 10-A-2) self; flame beard. Seedling# 68-52S: (B. Jones seedling# 743: (involving 'Limelight', 'Gold Ruffles', 'Frost And Flame', 'Spindrift', 'Jeb Stuart', 'Carabella', 'Cloudcap', 'Crystal Flame') x seedling# 65-32A: ( 'Marquesan Skies' x 'Babbling Brook')) X 'Pink Sleigh'. Keppel 1979. High Commendation 1979; Honorable Mention 1981.

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Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1985 Rancho de la Flor Lis catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Yarrabee Garden   Iris-AustraliaPhoto taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the Van Valkenburg GardenMaraschino at Selina


From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing MARASCHINO (Keppel '79). ML., 35". Blocky, ruffled buff-pink with prominent orange-red beards. Excellent branching, high bud count. ((Jones 743 x (Marquesan Skies x Babbling Brook)) X Pink Sleigh). #73-17A. $25.00. 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 - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Maraschino12BHI.jpgjpg Maraschino12BHI.jpg manage 69 K 24 Apr 2012 - 22:39 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Maraschino4.jpgjpg Maraschino4.jpg manage 43 K 03 Feb 2014 - 19:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Yarrabee Garden & Iris-Australia
Maraschino_com.jpgjpg Maraschino_com.jpg manage 45 K 26 Jan 2011 - 11:19 Main.Selina49 Maraschino at Selina's Iris Garden
maraschino01.JPGJPG maraschino01.JPG manage 874 K 27 Dec 2016 - 04:23 TerryLaurin Photo from Glenn Corlew slide collection
maraschino1.JPGJPG maraschino1.JPG manage 62 K 07 May 2020 - 21:26 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1985 Rancho de la Flor Lis catalogue by Terry Laurin
maraschino3.jpgjpg maraschino3.jpg manage 28 K 05 Apr 2013 - 18:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
maraschino9.JPGJPG maraschino9.JPG manage 165 K 04 Apr 2023 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the Van Valkenburg Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 29 Jun 2023, TerryLaurin
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