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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 81-13D
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Cream
Rose
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rosy beige standards, champagne shadings; apricot cream falls, rosy mauve hafts and 1/4" edge
Beard Color: White tipped yellow orange, tangerine red in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989
Award of Merit: 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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 77-111a: (74-32B: ((Roundup x: (66-56F: (Amigo's Guitar x (Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby)) x Barcelona)) x Osage Buff) X 75-113B: (((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody) X Nazette
Child plants: one child plant

In my garden

Japanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna MythJapanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna Myth
By PollyK on March 31, 2010

Some of my customers see the pictures of lovely Japanese irises on my website and say, "I wish I could grow some of those; they're so beautiful but so hard to grow." Are Japanese irises really that touchy? No, I don't think so.

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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-07In my garden
By Paul2032
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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