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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1956
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1957
Seedling Number: J-476-C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Orchid
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957

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: Pink Plume X Pathfinder
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Late bloomers by MrsMud Feb 18, 2021 6:04 PM 29
2021 Iris Season by Australis May 15, 2021 5:08 AM 953
Cotton Candy Tall Blooming Iris by KCGardens Feb 2, 2021 6:44 PM 11
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
I have no more room in 2021. Except for these. by MamaFan Dec 17, 2020 5:20 PM 30
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Your favorite iris that begin with "E" by bluegrassmom Jul 26, 2020 4:48 PM 30
Your favorite iris that begin with "D" by bluegrassmom Apr 3, 2020 9:58 AM 61
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Favorite lilac color TB iris? by cinvasko Jan 18, 2020 10:39 PM 16
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Close Encounters in the Garden by janwax Jan 14, 2020 10:54 PM 44
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
What Keppel 3 (or more) favorites did you see on his website? by evelyninthegarden Dec 6, 2019 8:36 AM 24
2019 Seedlings by KentPfeiffer Apr 9, 2020 1:44 AM 201
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24

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