Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Katie's Choice') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Francis Rogers
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: C228-B
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Lobelia blue standards, white at base; white falls, 1/4" lobelia blue edge and striping changing to gold at haft
Beard Color: Gold, deeper in throat, base violet blue
Style Arm Color: Lighter lobelia blue
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Island Song X Chubby Cheeks

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