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■(TB) 'Marmalade'

1979, Keppel

'Marmalade' (Keith Keppel, R. 1978). Seedling 72-3D. TB, 36" (91 cm). Late bloom. Standards orange, lightly tinted tan (M&P 10-J-7); falls slightly deeper and more tan (11-J-8); mandarin red (2-F-12) beard. 'West Coast' X seedling 68-59A: ('Radiant Light' x ((('Golden Gleam' x 'Hallmark') x ('Gail' x 'Techny Chimes')) x (('Gail' x 'Techny Chimes') x 'Golden Gene'))). Keppel 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #232 Winter 1979 Introducing MARMALADE (Keppel '79). L. 36". Ruffled and laced deep orange with tan overlay, giving an almost burnt orange effect in cool weather. Bright mandarin red beards. (West Coast X (Radiant Light x (((Golden Gleam x Hallmark) x (Gail x Techny Chimes)) x ((Gail x Techny Chimes) x Golden Gene)))). #72-3D. $30.00. 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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Marmalade_1978_TB.jpgjpg Marmalade_1978_TB.jpg manage 72 K 30 Nov 2011 - 13:24 UnknownUser Photo by Pierre Anfosso - France
marmalade01.JPGJPG marmalade01.JPG manage 68 K 15 May 2014 - 22:58 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
marmalade2.JPGJPG marmalade2.JPG manage 47 K 01 May 2020 - 14:35 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1987 Mid-America Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
marmalade3.JPGJPG marmalade3.JPG manage 304 K 21 Jan 2021 - 21:08 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r23 - 31 Jan 2023, dougchyz
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