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■(TB) 'Quandary'

2001, Keppel

'Quandary' (Keith Keppel, R. 2000). Seedling# 95-97H. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early bloom. Standards warm white (M&P 9-B-1); style arms warm white, gold rim; falls warm white, hafts brushed lemon yellow (10-K-3) and goldenrod (10-L-5), remainder shaded pale yellow (10-E-1), irregular fine dotting and/or veining of violet (41-H-8) at distal end; beards flame (1-C-12), base white. 'Cinnamon Sun' X Ghio seedling# 88-180P, pod parent of 'Snowed In'. Keppel 2001. Honorable Mention 2003.

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From AIS Bulletin #320 January 2001 Introducing QUANDARY E 38" (Cinnamon Sun X Ghio 88-180P, parent of Snowed In). White standards, cream falls with heavy outpouring of lemon to buff yellow, and the lower central portion of the falls brushed or sanded light violet. Flame beards, ruffled form. #95-97H. $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.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-08
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DSCN1168.JPGJPG DSCN1168.JPG manage 68 K 10 Apr 2010 - 00:48 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1193.JPGJPG DSCN1193.JPG manage 68 K 10 Apr 2010 - 00:49 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN5086.JPGJPG DSCN5086.JPG manage 70 K 22 Apr 2011 - 05:15 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
QUANDARY01.JPGJPG QUANDARY01.JPG manage 37 K 15 Aug 2014 - 20:57 UnknownUser Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
QUANDRY9.jpgjpg QUANDRY9.jpg manage 152 K 02 May 2021 - 02:34 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Quandary-01.JPGJPG Quandary-01.JPG manage 46 K 19 Nov 2016 - 18:46 Main.Harloiris Photo by Betty Jacobs
Quandary09.jpgjpg Quandary09.jpg manage 206 K 27 Sep 2021 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Quandry2.jpgjpg Quandry2.jpg manage 27 K 11 Nov 2010 - 10:06 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Quandry9.jpgjpg Quandry9.jpg manage 40 K 17 Jul 2013 - 22:15 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Quandry_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg Quandry_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 65 K 08 Nov 2010 - 08:15 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
quandary.JPGJPG quandary.JPG manage 66 K 11 Mar 2010 - 03:26 Main.rshadlow  
quandary01.jpgjpg quandary01.jpg manage 49 K 11 Aug 2014 - 20:48 UnknownUser Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
quandary02.jpgjpg quandary02.jpg manage 82 K 24 Oct 2015 - 15:57 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
quandary09.JPGJPG quandary09.JPG manage 370 K 06 Nov 2020 - 22:01 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 2001 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
quandary10.jpgjpg quandary10.jpg manage 54 K 13 Nov 2013 - 17:57 UnknownUser Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
quandry02.jpgjpg quandry02.jpg manage 47 K 06 Sep 2014 - 03:17 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
quandry3.jpgjpg quandry3.jpg manage 515 K 04 Jan 2016 - 17:16 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
quandry8.jpgjpg quandry8.jpg manage 29 K 08 Apr 2013 - 02:41 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r31 - 27 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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