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■(TB) 'Wintry Sky'

2002, Keppel

'Wintry Sky' (Keith Keppel, R. 2002). Seedling 95-14A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards steeplechase blue (M&P 43-HG-11) central area shading to light blue (42-AB-6) edge, midrib flushed foxglove (42-GH-9); style arms light blue (42-AB-3); falls blue white (42-A-1/2), foxglove shading in throat beside beard; beards cream at end, yellow in throat, with blue base; heavily ruffled. 'Crowned Heads' X seedling 91-165A: ('Spring Shower' x 'Modern Times'). Keppel 2002. Honorable Mention 2004; Award of Merit 2006; Wister Medal 2010.

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References

From AIS Bulletin #324 January 2002 Introducing WINTRY SKY EM 36". (Crowned Heads X (Spring Shower x Modern Times)). Strong violet blue standards lighter toward edge; cool white falls, shadowy violet blue throat; cream-frosted blue-based beards. #95-14A. $45.00. Keith Keppel.
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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2021 wintry sky puzzle.jpgjpg 2021 wintry sky puzzle.jpg manage 450 K 30 Jul 2021 - 03:12 MarthaRhoades wintry sky
IMG_4498-X2_wintry_sky.jpgjpg IMG_4498-X2_wintry_sky.jpg manage 139 K 17 Feb 2016 - 05:16 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
WINTRYSKY01.JPGJPG WINTRYSKY01.JPG manage 62 K 16 Aug 2014 - 18:41 UnknownUser Photo by Augusto Bianco-biancoiride-Gabiano-Italy
Wintry Sky Iris_0128_Sh_D90_sRGB_©.jpgjpg Wintry Sky Iris_0128_Sh_D90_sRGB_©.jpg manage 2 MB 07 Jun 2023 - 13:53 DouglasDubler Wintry Sky Iris © 2023 Douglas Dubler 3
Wintry Sky.jpegjpeg Wintry Sky.jpeg manage 528 K 19 Mar 2021 - 00:28 RachelMarks TBI Wintry Sky 2020 season Gippsland Victoria photo Rachel Marks
WintrySky-2015-1.JPGJPG WintrySky-2015-1.JPG manage 40 K 28 Nov 2015 - 14:13 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
WintrySky-2015-2.JPGJPG WintrySky-2015-2.JPG manage 40 K 28 Nov 2015 - 14:13 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
WintrySky02.jpgjpg WintrySky02.jpg manage 68 K 17 Apr 2014 - 14:10 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
WintrySky03.jpegjpeg WintrySky03.jpeg manage 58 K 13 Apr 2015 - 22:40 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
WintrySky04.jpgjpg WintrySky04.jpg manage 52 K 14 Apr 2015 - 02:17 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
WintrySky05.jpgjpg WintrySky05.jpg manage 52 K 14 Apr 2015 - 02:20 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
WintrySky06.jpgjpg WintrySky06.jpg manage 49 K 14 Apr 2015 - 02:22 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
WintrySky1.jpgjpg WintrySky1.jpg manage 37 K 16 Apr 2016 - 12:57 UnknownUser Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
WintrySky181012.jpgjpg WintrySky181012.jpg manage 22 K 29 Jun 2013 - 00:39 ColleenModra Taken in my garden in South Australia
WintrySky2.jpgjpg WintrySky2.jpg manage 57 K 05 Sep 2017 - 02:45 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
WintrySky21.JPGJPG WintrySky21.JPG manage 47 K 27 Feb 2010 - 22:51 KentPfeiffer Photo by Kent Pfeiffer
WintrySky21a.JPGJPG WintrySky21a.JPG manage 42 K 27 Feb 2010 - 22:51 KentPfeiffer Photo by Kent Pfeiffer
WintrySky37.jpgjpg WintrySky37.jpg manage 73 K 20 Jan 2010 - 18:46 Main.mshadow Wintry Sky by Marilyn Campbell
WintrySky_DSD_1546.JPGJPG WintrySky_DSD_1546.JPG manage 399 K 18 Jan 2022 - 07:39 SharleneSutter www.dasIrisFeld.ch in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
WintrySkyclumpkpkc.JPGJPG WintrySkyclumpkpkc.JPG manage 68 K 21 Apr 2011 - 14:52 KentPfeiffer Taken at Powell Gardens in KC on May 18, 2009.
Wintry_Sky.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky.jpg manage 33 K 11 Jan 2010 - 22:06 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Wintry_Sky6150.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky6150.jpg manage 63 K 20 Jan 2010 - 18:44 Main.mshadow Wintry Sky by Marilyn Campbell
Wintry_Sky_325.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky_325.jpg manage 25 K 20 Mar 2012 - 03:46 Main.iris.ua Wintry Sky
Wintry_Sky_325_0.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky_325_0.jpg manage 30 K 20 Mar 2012 - 03:48 Main.iris.ua Wintry Sky in 2011
Wintry_Sky_325_1.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky_325_1.jpg manage 26 K 20 Mar 2012 - 03:51 Main.iris.ua Wintry Sky
Wintry_Sky_Keppel_02_N1_HM04__N3_AM06__WM08.JPGJPG Wintry_Sky_Keppel_02_N1_HM04__N3_AM06__WM08.JPG manage 70 K 19 Jan 2010 - 17:31 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Wintry_Sky_TB_Keith_Keppel_2000.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky_TB_Keith_Keppel_2000.jpg manage 86 K 22 Sep 2014 - 02:54 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Wintry_Sky_aac.jpgjpg Wintry_Sky_aac.jpg manage 183 K 03 Mar 2012 - 02:23 AdamCordes Photo by Adam Cordes
wintrysky01.jpgjpg wintrysky01.jpg manage 28 K 26 Jul 2014 - 02:47 UnknownUser Photo by Rainbow Iris Farm
wintrysky02.jpgjpg wintrysky02.jpg manage 68 K 18 Nov 2014 - 19:57 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
wintrysky03.jpgjpg wintrysky03.jpg manage 56 K 28 Jul 2014 - 02:21 UnknownUser Photo by Richmond Irises-New Zealand
wintrysky04.jpgjpg wintrysky04.jpg manage 75 K 28 Dec 2014 - 20:01 UnknownUser Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
wintrysky05.jpgjpg wintrysky05.jpg manage 138 K 21 Mar 2017 - 14:58 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
wintrysky06.jpgjpg wintrysky06.jpg manage 68 K 07 Nov 2014 - 03:07 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
wintrysky1.JPGJPG wintrysky1.JPG manage 272 K 04 Jul 2016 - 18:49 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
wintrysky13.jpgjpg wintrysky13.jpg manage 45 K 11 Apr 2013 - 02:12 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
wintrysky14.jpgjpg wintrysky14.jpg manage 38 K 09 May 2013 - 01:52 UnknownUser Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
wintrysky16.jpgjpg wintrysky16.jpg manage 66 K 13 Jul 2013 - 16:35 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
wintrysky17.jpgjpg wintrysky17.jpg manage 28 K 23 Jul 2013 - 16:05 UnknownUser Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
wintrysky18.JPGJPG wintrysky18.JPG manage 47 K 28 Aug 2013 - 15:17 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
wintrysky3.jpgjpg wintrysky3.jpg manage 524 K 07 Jan 2016 - 02:29 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
wintrysky4.jpgjpg wintrysky4.jpg manage 198 K 07 Apr 2016 - 21:58 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
wintrysky5.jpgjpg wintrysky5.jpg manage 619 K 07 Apr 2016 - 22:00 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
wintrysky6.jpgjpg wintrysky6.jpg manage 107 K 07 Apr 2016 - 22:02 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
wintrysky7.jpgjpg wintrysky7.jpg manage 410 K 03 Feb 2017 - 02:27 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
wintrysky8.jpgjpg wintrysky8.jpg manage 133 K 13 Mar 2017 - 03:20 UnknownUser Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
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