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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Kinish
Year Of Registration: 1955
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Rose beige to cinnamon pink standards; burmese ruby falls edged antique ruby

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: E. B. Williamson X Matula

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help a gal out with a possible ID please! by cinvasko May 21, 2021 2:28 AM 11
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Year of Wonders by urania1 Nov 28, 2020 5:35 PM 90
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 460
Help with Iris Identification by RubyHouse Jan 24, 2020 12:13 PM 10
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jul 17, 2021 10:45 PM 341
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Apr 21, 2021 7:21 PM 104
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 28, 2021 1:40 PM 3,628

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