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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Alan McWhirter
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 82F-8
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep purple standards, near black infusion; dark red violet falls, velvety sheen and near black highlights
Beard Color: Macaroni yellow
Foliage: Purple Based

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: Twink X Little Buccaneer

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Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
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