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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1959
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1959
Seedling Number: 54-23-OB
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Apricot

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: Pianissimo X unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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It's Iris Time in Tennessee by urania1 May 11, 2021 6:33 PM 173
Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
where to plant irises, Maryland by Quesadillamy Apr 6, 2020 5:35 AM 3
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Mar 22, 2020 3:36 PM 19
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Superstition Iris Sale by evelyninthegarden Sep 20, 2018 8:23 PM 3
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
Startled an Anoid by urania1 May 11, 2018 1:16 AM 20
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden May 4, 2021 6:02 AM 3,566
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818

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