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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: W 757-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Bright canary yellow standards; white falls, bright canary yellow hafts and 1/4" edge
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996

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: 1979 Greenie, unknown, X S 659-1: (M 768-A: (H 755-A: (D 399-A x Launching Pad) x Bright Life) x M 755-1: (Something Else x J 571-A: (G 1212-A x Gold Trimmings)))
Child plants: 5 child plants

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