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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: 1977-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Cream
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Cream to mid yellow standards; cream falls, edged mid blue
Beard Color: Blue, tipped bronze
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
Award of Merit: 1994

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Spinning Wheel X Burgundy Brown
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Date: 2018-04-13Great blooms in the desert!
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Date: 2018-04-19
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-11
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Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, EUDate: 2013-01-30
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-04-20Just open, the standards will open more later
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 460
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 16, 2022 4:50 PM 4,254
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Another no ID by CA Feb 22, 2017 7:43 AM 10
Iris Guessing Game Two by Lestv Feb 4, 2017 4:00 PM 212
Show Us your "Dark Top" irises by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2016 5:13 AM 87
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Jun 7, 2021 10:23 AM 1,583
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Help with some ids by Boxergirl Oct 30, 2015 6:11 PM 72
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 21, 2022 12:20 PM 21,643
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013

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