Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1966
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1967
Seedling Number: T 78-C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards; falls white at hafts and beards, slowly yielding to light blue brush strokes, eventually becoming light blue wash at edge
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1967
Award of Merit: 1969
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1967

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: Salem X Wonderment
Child plants: 25 child plants

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