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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: R 677-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Uniform brilliant violet heliotrope
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: K1152-4: (Navy Strut x H 210-D) X Visual Arts
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
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