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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Nearpass
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1970
Seedling Number: 4-66-17
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Orient pink standards; plum purple falls fading to light purple
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 1-63-16: (Enchanted Violet x Emma Cook) X Pretty Carol
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris Vendors by LolaTasmania Oct 9, 2021 8:22 PM 19
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 21, 2021 4:32 PM 3,139
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 16, 2022 4:50 PM 4,254
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Nov 9, 2021 9:23 PM 105
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 19, 2022 6:27 AM 21,629
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 6, 2022 4:28 PM 19,875
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslgh Sep 4, 2014 9:03 PM 48
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
First order arrived! by Henhouse Jul 3, 2014 10:25 PM 7
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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