(TB) Tall Bearded Iris
(TB) 'Mercury Rising' 2007, Keppel'Mercury Rising' (Keith Keppel, R.2006). Seedling# 98-159D. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Late bloom. Standards and style arms sunflower (M&P 9-L-4); falls dahlia purple to port wine (55/56-J-12), lightly velvet textured, narrow 1/16" lighter (7-J-8) edge, 1 1/2" sunburst, darker and brighter than sunflower, faintly veined purple to tan; beards solid cadmium yellow (9-L-8/9). 'Starship Enterprise' X 'Braggadocio'. Keppel 2007. Honorable Mention 2009; Award of Merit 2011.