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Autumn Leaves

Keith Keppel 1974

 Seedling 67-3B. TB, 34″ (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards blended brown; Falls washed red-purple (M&P 47-J-6) blending to carbuncle (8-L-7) and syrup at edge; orange-yellow beard. Vaudeville’ X ‘Radiant Apogee’. Keppel 1974.

From Shreiners Iris Lovers Catalog 1974 “This new autumn shaded blend of caramel and rose brown sports a remnant of yellow at the base of the standards and an orange yellow beard. Its falls are more heavily permeated with maroon that turns to brown at the edges. Excellent bud count and a vigorous grower. HM 73, AM 77.”

Iris Class:Bearded
Bearded Class:Tall Bearded
Age:1970-1979
Fall Color:Brown/Rust
Standard Color:Fawn/Bronze
Pattern:Blend
Beard Color:Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:Keppel
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