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  • Flower picture of this Iris variety
  • Flower picture of this Iris variety
  • Flower picture of this Iris variety

TB Iris Secret Rites


[Keith Keppel,. 2004 Tall Bearded Iris


Height 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards pale grey green (M&P 12-E-1), brighter chartreuse yellow (11-I-1) edge shading, greyed violet (46-H-7) center; style arms chartreuse yellow; falls chartreuse yellow (11-GHI-1) shaded citron yellow (10-J-2) and pyrethrum yellow (11-L-2); beards golden glow (9-L-6) to deep chrome yellow (9-L-7); slight sweet fragrance. Seedling 96-28A, 'Mysterious Ways' sibling X seedling 96-20Q, 'Trade Secret' sibling.

Honorable Mention 2007, Award of Merit 2010.

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More Information

K. Keppel
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 through 9
Bloom Time
Late Spring
Bloom Color
Mature Height
Tall (28-40 inches)
Attracts Pollinators
Gardening Tips
Irises will absolutely not tolerate wet feet (too much water will cause the rhizomes to rot) and require very well-drained soil at all times of the year.


Bearded Iris Care

Planting Instructions and Plant Care for Bearded Iris Rhizomes and Plants

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