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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: 70-56A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, all over violine violet marking; white falls, 3/8" violine edging
Beard Color: Blue white, yellow in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
Award of Merit: 1980

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: 67-3A: (Vaudeville x Radiant Apogee) X Charmed Circle
Child plants: 14 child plants

Iris BE 'Gentle Rain'

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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