Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Weiler
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 82-104-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Very Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Dark blue
Beard Color: Creamy white
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 78-16: (Social Whirl x Bridal Wreath) X 75-40-1: (Goodnight Irene x Blue Luster)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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