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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1957
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1958
Seedling Number: K-590-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light true blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958

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: Harbor Blue X (Blue Rhythm x Sylvia Murray)
Child plants: 23 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Stolen with permission! by KatsI2 May 15, 2021 10:21 AM 9
2021 Iris Season by Australis May 18, 2021 3:28 PM 1,039
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
Thelma's Iris Farm and me by hnybee09 Apr 30, 2020 11:20 AM 35
Will gardens be open to the public this year? by lilpod13 Mar 18, 2020 2:44 AM 8
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2020 1:57 PM 151
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25
What is your Springtime prep before Iris bloom season? by bluegrassmom Mar 20, 2019 11:13 AM 11
dark blue Iris started to bloom near my work by sangel Feb 12, 2019 7:19 AM 12
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Need input on a trip to Salem! by irisfirefighter Dec 19, 2018 8:21 AM 7
Dark red iris growing naturally this winter by sangel Jul 27, 2018 12:58 PM 25
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Thelma's garden, NC - HIPS list? by Lestv Apr 20, 2018 6:52 AM 8

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