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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 89162A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, 3/4" wide yellow gold hafts, purple striations between haft edge and beard
Beard Color: Bright yellow gold
Style Arm Color: White with slight gold tips
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1999

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 85150A: ((Coffee House x Hombre) x (Old Flame x Instant Charm)) X 8774A: (Porcelain Ballet x ((Amigo's Guitar x Gaulter 68-593: (Laurie x San Leandro)) x Entourage))
Child plants: 77 child plants

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Iris Flower PatternsIris Flower Patterns
By KentPfeiffer on May 12, 2015

The Flower Patterns field is one of the most useful, but also confusing, aspects of the Iris Database here at ATP. To help you get the most from the database, here are brief explanations of what these words mean.

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-05-11
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2017-05-30Another beauty.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2020-05-28
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Location: VirginiaDate: 2012-05-01
By Shannon
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-24Tall Bearded Iris Goldkist
By GreenIris
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Location: VirginiaDate: 2012-05-01
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-05-30I have had this one for at least 2 years and I thought it died, b
By ljb5966
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-24Tall Bearded Iris Goldkist
By GreenIris
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Date: Spring 2020
By RamblyLi
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Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
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Date: Spring 2020
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Date: Spring 2020
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Please advise: NOID vs Goldkist by lauriemorningglory May 25, 2020 10:21 AM 11
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 15, 2021 6:42 AM 84
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2020 7:41 PM 207
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Feb 8, 2021 3:44 PM 1,398
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouse Mar 13, 2015 12:08 PM 15
Show us your Colors - Part 14 by Muddymitts Mar 4, 2015 8:06 AM 132
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 16, 2015 1:40 PM 424
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71

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