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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: K 1100-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36-38 inches (91-97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Silky maroon red standards; velvety maroon red falls
Beard Color: Wine and gold

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: D 55O-D: (W 554-A x unknown) X G 354C: (Stepping Out x V 655-AD)

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Location: My garden in SE PADate: 2009-05-21
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414

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