Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Battle Royal') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 88-79-I
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Cherry red over apricot base
Beard Color: Bronze
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

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
Parentage: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 85-44x: (((Praline x Lady Friend) x (Lady Friend x (Act of Love x (Ballet in Orange x 73-122z: (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering)))))) x ((Lady Friend Sib x ((Malaysia x Carolina Honey) x 73-122z)) x ((Entourage x Homecoming Queen) x Mulled Wine))) x 85-111v: ((((((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x ((((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Homecoming Queen) x ((Ballet in Orange x 73-122z) x Blaze of Fire)) x Impressionist Sib) x 83-110 Red, Olden Days Sib)

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