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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: 68-76-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow
Beard Color: Indian yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976

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: Apollo Gold X 63-59-12: ((Rainbow Gold x Techny Chimes) x Ultrapoise)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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