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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 85139A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Rose
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Old rose standards, paler at edge; pale butter falls, blending and darkening to old rose, old rose edge
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Buff orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991

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: Robusto X B82132: (Old Flame x Instant Charm)
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Bearded Iris for the sub tropics!! by bron Oct 7, 2018 3:49 PM 18
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
The Top 10 in Your Garden 2015 by janwax Aug 1, 2015 9:59 AM 106
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 13, 2021 12:57 PM 20,486
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jun 15, 2021 11:25 AM 19,549
Rhizome Sale - North Central Oklahoma Iris Society by enidcandles Aug 1, 2013 7:39 PM 12
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20

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