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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Fred DeForest
Year Of Registration: 1948
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1952
Award of Merit: 1954

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
Parentage: From pink seedlings
Child plants: 76 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2015-06-03
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-05-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Frances Kent by JosephGhio Feb 21, 2021 9:43 PM 0
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
Trades? by Henhouse Apr 29, 2021 10:23 PM 54
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
Companions with Iris by Henhouse Oct 19, 2014 8:03 PM 61
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
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