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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Allan Ensminger by Tim Stanek
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 180-63
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Green
White
Bloom Color Description: White, 1/4" light green rim on falls
Beard Color: White

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 76-23: (Angel Choir x Fuji's Mantle) X Bridal Wreath

Discussion Threads about this plant
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West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
..... arrrrrggghh! -- iris pot invasion! by TBMan Oct 30, 2017 8:21 AM 76
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jul 31, 2021 8:09 PM 20,731
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
What Roger Duncan irises do you have, add this year, or have on your wish list? by Misawa77 Aug 23, 2020 1:47 PM 62
Luminata Discussion by Moiris Oct 8, 2014 8:25 AM 65
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104

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