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■(TB) 'Snowbrook'

1987, Keppel

'Snowbrook' (Keith Keppel, R. 1986). Seedling# 80-131G. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white; falls white, columbine blue (M&P 42-G-10) hafts and precise 1/4" plicata edge; white beard, lemon yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. Seedling# 76-126A: ((('Vaudeville' sibling x 'Montage') x ('Vaudeville' x 'Charmed Circle')) x (('Montage' x ((('Gene Wild' x 'Majorette') x 'Rococo') x 'Vaudeville' sibling)) x 'Vaudeville' x 'Charmed Circle'))) X 'Charmed Life'. Keppel 1987. High Commendation 1986; Favorite Guest 1987; Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991.

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Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc TasquierPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1997 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto scanned from the 1994 CooleyPhoto scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinGrowing in Texas, Zone 8a. Photo by Dan HoltPhoto by C   T Iris PatchPhoto by Sandy Ives.Photo taken at 1987 AIS Phoneix Convention by Verna Laurin at the Shepard GardenPhoto taken at 1987 AIS Phoneix Convention by Verna Laurin at the Shepard GardenPhoto taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Schliefert GardenPhoto taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Sass Memorial Garden

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From AIS Bulletin #264 January 1987 Introducing SNOWBROOK (Keppel) EM 36" ((inv. Vaudeville and sibs, Montage, Charmed Circle, Gene Wild, Majorette, Rococo) X Charmed Life). Pure white, with columbine blue hafts and precise 1/4" plicata border on falls only. $35.00. Keith Keppel.
 

Culture

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.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Snowbrook12BHI.jpgjpg Snowbrook12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 04 May 2012 - 14:07 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
SnowbrookCT.jpgjpg SnowbrookCT.jpg manage 46 K 02 Nov 2011 - 17:32 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
SnowbrookSI.JPGJPG SnowbrookSI.JPG manage 223 K 17 Apr 2019 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
Snowbrook_Medium_Web_view.jpgjpg Snowbrook_Medium_Web_view.jpg manage 55 K 04 Nov 2010 - 04:27 Main.danholt Growing in Texas, Zone 8a. Photo by Dan Holt
TBSnowbrook9.JPGJPG TBSnowbrook9.JPG manage 175 K 16 Apr 2023 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1987 AIS Phoneix Convention by Verna Laurin at the Shepard Garden
TBSnowbrook90.JPGJPG TBSnowbrook90.JPG manage 137 K 16 Apr 2023 - 14:49 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1987 AIS Phoneix Convention by Verna Laurin at the Shepard Garden
TBSnowbrookVL90.JPGJPG TBSnowbrookVL90.JPG manage 54 K 27 Feb 2015 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Schliefert Garden
TBSnowbrookVL91.JPGJPG TBSnowbrookVL91.JPG manage 142 K 17 Apr 2023 - 19:21 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1990 AIS Omaha Convention by Verna Laurin at the Sass Memorial Garden
snowbrook-89keppel_1.jpgjpg snowbrook-89keppel_1.jpg manage 61 K 20 Feb 2012 - 16:10 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
snowbrook01.jpgjpg snowbrook01.jpg manage 120 K 03 Sep 2015 - 23:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
snowbrook02.JPGJPG snowbrook02.JPG manage 89 K 08 Jul 2014 - 00:20 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
snowbrook09.JPGJPG snowbrook09.JPG manage 73 K 14 May 2020 - 02:02 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1997 Stockton Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
snowbrook1.jpgjpg snowbrook1.jpg manage 33 K 08 Dec 2018 - 03:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
snowbrook5.jpgjpg snowbrook5.jpg manage 42 K 09 Apr 2013 - 16:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
snowbrook8.JPGJPG snowbrook8.JPG manage 310 K 01 Feb 2021 - 12:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
snowbrook9.JPGJPG snowbrook9.JPG manage 334 K 19 Nov 2020 - 12:59 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1991 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r30 - 17 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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