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■(TB) 'Wishes Granted'

2014, Keppel

'Wishes Granted' ( Keith Keppel, R. 2013) Seedling# 06-77X. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards peach-cream (M&P 9-AB-3), style arms same, strong lavender midrib flush; falls lobelia (42-J-12 to 41-GH-12), lighter toward edge and heart to grey-blue (43-B-3); beards tan-light orange, hairs based blue. 'Silk Road' X 'Roaring Twenties'. Keppel 2014. Honorable Mention 2016, Award of Merit 2018.

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Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPhoto by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 ConventionPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Keith Keppel IrisPhoto by South Jersey Iris.Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-AustraliaPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany


From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 2014: WISHES GRANTED M 37 " (Silk Road X Roaring Twenties). So many pretty flowers came from this cross, but we kept wishing for one with the tangerine factor. Finally our wishes were granted! Beige pink standards, flaring rich lobelia blue-violet falls which pale with age at the margins and inner haft. Beards a mixture of violet blue, lavender white and predominantly tan orange. Flared falls waved and ruffled, stalks well-branched. We've been pleased by its seedlings so far. #06-77X. $50.00.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
WISHESGRANTED01.jpgjpg WISHESGRANTED01.jpg manage 509 K 13 Dec 2016 - 13:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
WISHESSGRANTED9.jpgjpg WISHESSGRANTED9.jpg manage 220 K 03 Apr 2021 - 21:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
WishesGranted2.jpgjpg WishesGranted2.jpg manage 85 K 10 Sep 2018 - 19:51 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris.
WishesGranted9.jpgjpg WishesGranted9.jpg manage 195 K 01 Oct 2021 - 03:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
Wishes_Granted.jpgjpg Wishes_Granted.jpg manage 187 K 23 Feb 2014 - 06:27 Main.rshadlow Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Wishes_Granted_KWW.jpgjpg Wishes_Granted_KWW.jpg manage 49 K 25 Jan 2017 - 18:35 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
wishesgranted01.jpgjpg wishesgranted01.jpg manage 72 K 28 Apr 2015 - 22:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
wishesgranted02.jpgjpg wishesgranted02.jpg manage 52 K 25 Aug 2015 - 20:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Mikey Lango-Taken at 2015 AIS Convention
wishesgranted1.jpgjpg wishesgranted1.jpg manage 152 K 16 Feb 2016 - 21:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Keith Keppel Iris
Topic revision: r19 - 19 Aug 2022, DougChyz
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