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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 93-1D
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Light chrome yellow to goldenrod standards; falls goldenrod edge and near beard, remainder lime yellow, perilla purple to central wash, fine leather brown haft dotting and netting
Beard Color: Yellow ochre to bronze
Style Arm Color: Brighter chrome yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: 88-27A: (83-22G: (Gigolo x Sketch Me) x Hot Streak) X Brash


We're Celebrating Irises This Week!We're Celebrating Irises This Week!
By dave on May 9, 2015

We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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Photo gallery:
Location: South exposure early in the dayDate: 2021-05-02
By Polka45
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Location: S exposure 2nd day bloom late afternoonDate: 2021-05-03
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Location: Full late afternoon sunshine - 2nd day bloomDate: 2021-05-03
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By iciris
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Date: 2015-02-16
By MargieNY
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Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers
By Calif_Sue
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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