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■(TB) 'Open Sea'

2002, Keppel

'Open Sea' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling# 93-90A. TB, 47" (119 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Ruffled medium blue (M&P 41-D-100) self; beards yellow, light blue base. 'Big Sky' X 'Jazz Me Blue'. Keppel 2002. Honorable Mention 2004.

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From AIS Bulletin #324 January 2002 Introducing OPEN SEA ML 37". (Big Sky X Jazz Me Blue). Very large, strongly ruffled medium blue self; inconspicuous blue and yellow beards. #93-90A. $40.00. 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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Open_Sea_384.jpgjpg Open_Sea_384.jpg manage 44 K 14 Mar 2012 - 12:27 Open Sea
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TbOpenSeaLB.jpgjpg TbOpenSeaLB.jpg manage 39 K 16 Aug 2012 - 19:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Lowell Baumunk
opensea01.jpgjpg opensea01.jpg manage 86 K 24 Aug 2015 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
opensea02.jpgjpg opensea02.jpg manage 165 K 19 Mar 2017 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
opensea5.jpgjpg opensea5.jpg manage 58 K 06 Apr 2013 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
opensea6.jpgjpg opensea6.jpg manage 34 K 16 Jul 2013 - 01:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
opensea7.jpgjpg opensea7.jpg manage 77 K 13 Nov 2013 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
opensea9.JPGJPG opensea9.JPG manage 239 K 06 Nov 2020 - 23:05 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
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