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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1967
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: W 387-c
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Mahogany red, copper cast
Beard Color: Brownish red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969
Award of Merit: 1971
Other: High Commendation: 1967; Judges Choice: 1969

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: Fire Magic X Gypsy Jewels
Child plants: 52 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Help me decide! by MrsMud Feb 18, 2021 1:01 PM 13
Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Literary Iris by lvitanova May 8, 2020 9:44 PM 13
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden May 10, 2021 8:39 AM 3,040
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2021 4:30 AM 611
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax May 11, 2021 12:30 AM 3,491
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138

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