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■(TB) 'Mysterious Ways'

2004, Keppel

'Mysterious Ways' (Keith Keppel, R. 2003). Seedling# 96-28C. TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards absinthe yellow (M&P 12-J-2) to walnut (12-E-6) at base, blended greyed violet (44-E-8); style arms chartreuse yellow (11-I-1), lavender lip; falls oyster white (10-B-1), light yellow (10-G-1) edge, hafts light chrome yellow (10-L-4); beards dandelion (9-L-4), cadmium yellow (9-L-8) in throat. Seedling# 92-69B: (seedling# 88-99C: ('Florida Orange' x ('Flashpoint' x (((seedling# 69-42D, sibling to 'Punkin' pod parent, x seedling# 68-59A, pollen parent of 'Marmalade') x 'Orange Empire') x 'Orangerie'))) x 'Island Dancer') X 'Crowned Heads'. Keppel 2004. Honorable Mention 2006; Award of Merit 2008.

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From AIS Bulletin #332 January 2004 Introducing MYSTERIOUS WAYS M 40" (((Florida Orange x Flashpoint sdlg.) x Island Dancer) X Crowned Heads). S. absinthe to cream, blended violet toward base; F. oyster, light yellow edge and darker haft, beards yellow. #96-28C. $45.00. 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.

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Mysterious-Ways93.jpgjpg Mysterious-Ways93.jpg manage 195 K 24 Apr 2021 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
MysteriousWays12.jpgjpg MysteriousWays12.jpg manage 63 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
MysteriousWays6150.jpgjpg MysteriousWays6150.jpg manage 72 K 16 Jan 2010 - 18:00 Main.mshadow Mysterious Ways by Marilyn Campbell
MysteriousWays866.jpgjpg MysteriousWays866.jpg manage 57 K 16 Jan 2010 - 18:30 Main.mshadow Mysterious Ways by Marilyn Campbell
MysteriousWays_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg MysteriousWays_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 08 Feb 2012 - 07:41 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Mysterious_Way_Keppel_04_HM06__N19_AM08.JPGJPG Mysterious_Way_Keppel_04_HM06__N19_AM08.JPG manage 67 K 19 Jan 2010 - 07:53 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Mysterious_Ways.jpgjpg Mysterious_Ways.jpg manage 61 K 29 Dec 2009 - 00:32 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Mysterious Ways' by Heidi Soroken
mysterious01.JPGJPG mysterious01.JPG manage 56 K 11 Mar 2015 - 14:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
mysterious02.JPGJPG mysterious02.JPG manage 50 K 11 Mar 2015 - 14:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
mysterious03.jpgjpg mysterious03.jpg manage 84 K 04 May 2015 - 01:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
mysterious04.jpgjpg mysterious04.jpg manage 73 K 17 Feb 2021 - 16:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
mysterious_ways_(1)-X2.jpgjpg mysterious_ways_(1)-X2.jpg manage 301 K 18 Feb 2016 - 23:49 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
mysteriousways01.jpgjpg mysteriousways01.jpg manage 34 K 11 Aug 2014 - 19:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
mysteriousways08SPI.jpgjpg mysteriousways08SPI.jpg manage 57 K 27 Mar 2010 - 01:02 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
mysteriousways09.JPGJPG mysteriousways09.JPG manage 191 K 29 Feb 2020 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
mysteriousways1.jpgjpg mysteriousways1.jpg manage 76 K 05 Sep 2018 - 15:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
mysteriousways10.jpgjpg mysteriousways10.jpg manage 65 K 16 Jul 2013 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
mysteriousways13.JPGJPG mysteriousways13.JPG manage 79 K 22 Jul 2013 - 18:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
mysteriousways2.JPGJPG mysteriousways2.JPG manage 301 K 08 Nov 2020 - 02:49 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2004 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
mysteriousways6.jpgjpg mysteriousways6.jpg manage 537 K 04 Jan 2020 - 04:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mysteriousways7.JPGJPG mysteriousways7.JPG manage 250 K 08 Dec 2020 - 03:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mysteriousways9.jpgjpg mysteriousways9.jpg manage 44 K 06 Apr 2013 - 01:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
mysteriouswaysIMG_7220.JPGJPG mysteriouswaysIMG_7220.JPG manage 109 K 24 Jan 2012 - 17:28 Main.mshadow Picture by Marilyn Campbell
Topic revision: r37 - 07 Jul 2022, Harloiris
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