Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Romanticist') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 81-117A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Peach
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Buffy pink standards suffused rosy mauve; pinkish buff falls paling to ivory near beard, sanded 5/8" rosy mauve border, deeper hafts
Beard Color: Apricot orange with cream base
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Highland Haze X Gigolo
Child plants: 5 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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