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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1964
Seedling Number: R431-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Light tobacco tan gold standards; maroon brown falls

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: On Parade X Trim

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 iris blooming in Maryland by DaisyDo May 18, 2021 3:24 PM 108
Iris ID please by comgoddess May 8, 2021 6:22 AM 23
RE: My moms plants by Tammianne Apr 30, 2021 6:02 PM 19
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Packer land posies! by tveguy3 May 18, 2021 2:12 PM 160
Carolina Dreams, 2021 by Lestv May 16, 2021 6:41 PM 205
It's Iris Time in Tennessee by urania1 May 18, 2021 10:14 AM 208
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Pink Iris zone 7a coastal Maine by PacificPonds Feb 28, 2021 2:48 PM 15
2021 Iris Season by Australis May 18, 2021 3:28 PM 1,039
ADVICE: SMALL, PURPLE, and TENACIOUS... for a 6 Year Old by MamaFan Dec 28, 2020 9:52 PM 20
unusual iris with 3 standard and 4 fall petals by calgalrrcom Feb 11, 2021 9:11 AM 26
Robin's Seedlings 2020 by Totally_Amazing Nov 27, 2020 12:22 AM 35
Tough iris for humid areas by cwwilson3 Mar 19, 2021 1:57 PM 9
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Elvis Presley related Iris? by stilldew Jun 6, 2020 9:13 AM 6
Tips for establishing new plants. by PlantingOaks May 19, 2020 3:59 PM 8
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Hi! New Member by lauriemorningglory May 16, 2020 9:10 PM 19
Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11

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