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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 88-2
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Pale blue standards; pale blue falls, large deep blue violet spot
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994
Award of Merit: 1997

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: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Do-Si-Do X 84-92: (Tortuga x unknown)
Child plants: 10 child plants

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