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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. T. Aitken
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 96T16
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Orange standards; intense light yellow falls, 1/4" orange rim
Beard Color: Red
Style Arm Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005
Award of Merit: 2007
John C. Wister Medal: 2010

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: 87T104: (84T65: ((Sunshine Express x Brown Lasso) x (Peach Float x Irene Nelson)) x 84T57: (Winterbourne x Blazing Light)) X Color Fusion
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Your Best Orange by PutteringinIdaho May 28, 2016 2:15 AM 22
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
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Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Dec 15, 2020 8:15 PM 1,828
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
2014 Dykes Winner by Paul2032 Aug 19, 2014 10:02 PM 61
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Salt Spring Island by Pwinget Jul 15, 2014 8:28 AM 69
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Where can I get Gypsy Lord? by Muddymitts Sep 15, 2012 7:31 PM 40
Iris have started to bloom here in my garden by Newyorkrita May 29, 2012 11:06 AM 119

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