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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty by Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: Y8-6
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Goldenrod standards; goldenrod falls, almost complete buckthorn brown overlay, shaded henna toward center, fine goldenrod edge
Beard Color: Mustard, orange with tan tips in throat
Style Arm Color: Goldenrod
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Quote X Keppel 87-40D: (82-43B: (78-81J: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))) x Rustic Dance) x ((Morocco x Santana) x Phoenix))

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After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
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Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
Some 2012 IB's by eko123 Feb 6, 2013 5:31 PM 14

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