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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: G-86-1-M-SA-RE
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark violet purple standards; black purple falls blended pansy
Beard Color: Violet purple, inner half poppy, violet spoon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons
Style Arm Color: Plum purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Musky

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Aaron's Dagger X Chanted

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Location: God's Garden - Atwater CADate: April 2014
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