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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1973
Seedling Number: A 472-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Uniform ginger brown, red copper cast, slight intensification of old copper shadings towards hafts
Foliage: Purple Based

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: S 781-C: (Olympic Torch x Dark Chocolate) X Applejack
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Barry Blyth's New Intros by Betja Oct 29, 2013 2:31 PM 21
Updating Purple Based Foliage Iris by irisloverdee May 8, 2015 6:51 PM 48
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