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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 93-83H
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Greyed greenish yellow standards, central area blended aster violet; light greenish yellow falls, slightly darker margins and shoulders, giving russet green to oil yellow effect
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Greenish yellow, lavender lip
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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: Wishful Thinking X Spring Shower
Child plants: 27 child plants


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Location: New ZealandDate: 2009-11-08
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-30
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-06-05
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-27
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2009-11-08
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2009-11-08
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-29Iris Suspicion
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
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Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 27, 2019 6:04 AM 33
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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Bloomin' NOIDS by Steve812 May 13, 2018 3:51 AM 12
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Thoughts and prayers by lilpod13 Oct 14, 2017 9:20 PM 30
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Your favorite Iris videos by William Mar 1, 2018 4:10 PM 26
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Dutch Iris - a suggestion to improve bloom and hardiness by William Nov 5, 2019 3:44 AM 18
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
HIPS iris sale by DaveinPA Aug 12, 2016 9:32 AM 173
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198

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