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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 91-231-9
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Description: Naples yellow standards; mineral violet falls darker at shoulders, naples yellow rim
Beard Color: Mineral violet at end changing to mustard, indian yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Aureolin yellow, crests touched light rose purple
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: L86-34: (Brandy x Roselene) X Triple Whammy
Child plants: 2 child plants

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