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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: D46-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34-36 inches (86-91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright mustard yellow standards; red brown falls, slightly lighter near beards
Beard Color: Mustard
Fragrance: 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: B157-1: (Imprimis x Bubble Up) X Aura Light
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
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